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Broadband Factsheet

The broadband factsheet is a document published by thinkbroadband each quarter with a wealth of interesting broadband statistics on the state of broadband services in the UK. It is presented in an easy-to-understand graphical form.

The current factsheet for Q1/2014 was published on 05/03/14 and is available for download by clicking below:


(click on the image to download the current factsheet)

Previous factsheets

Edition Key Topic Date Published Options
Q1/2014 The latest UK regional speeds showing fastest and slowest broadband areas 05/03/2014 download
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Q4/2013 Updates to market share of major broadband providers in UK 28/11/2013 download
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Q3/2013 UK regional broadband speeds and revised projection for UK wide average speed in 2015 10/09/2013 download
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Q2/2013 Latest market share changes and improved information or rural/urban digital divide 02/07/2013 download
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Q1/2013 Effect of the acquisition of O2/BE customers by BSkyB and projection of UK broadband speeds in 2015 08/03/2013 download
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Q4/2012 Projection of UK broadband speeds in 2015 and updated broadband market share 26/11/2012 download
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Q3/2012 Broadband speeds in rural and urban areas and what is possible with different speeds of broadband 01/10/2012 download
Q2/2012 First factsheet; Breakdown of BT Group, Virgin Media and TalkTalk markets 28/06/2012 download

What does the factsheet include

Each edition of the factsheet will contain core statistics as well as a special feature (beginning from the second edition) on a particular topic of interest in the broadband scene.

Core topics

Starting with the Q4 2012 edition, standalone images are available from the factsheet, to make it easier to re-use material in your own editorial. All we ask is that thinkbroadband.com is credited and linked to appropriately. The images are available in three sizes, and can be browsed at the bottom of this page.

Informational Topics

We seek to include information on how broadband works or how the markets are regulated by Ofcom.

Getting updates

We will be publishing updated factsheets on this page as they become available. We expect factsheets to be generally published in early August, November, February and May, although interim updates may be made available depending on development in the industry.

If you are a member of the press, please feel free to e-mail us on team@thinkbroadband.com and we will add you to our pre-publication mailing list so that you can receive an advance copy before each publication.

Key Statistics

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Revised Projection of UK broadband speeds in 2015
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Broadband market share of major providers
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Total Fixed Broadband Connections and Availability of Superfast
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Broadband connections what are they good for?
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Rural, suburban and urban, the digital divide in the UK
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UK Regional Broadband Speeds
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Fastest and slowest postcodes areas in the UK
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Major events in UK broadband timeline
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