The new Ofcom Broadband Speeds Code of Practice has been announced with 32 broadband providers as its initial signatories at launch, rising to 37 four hours after publication. It is expected that if support for the scheme increases, public pressure will encourage remaining providers to join.
|List of Providers|
|AOL Broadband||Be Broadband||BT Total Broadband|
|Dark Group Ltd||Eclipse Internet||Exa Networks|
|Gravity Internet||Greenbee Broadband||Karoo|
|MacAce.net||Madasafish||Netplan Internet Solutions Ltd|
|Nildram||O2 Business Broadband||O2 Home Broadband|
|Orange Home||Pipex Homecall||Pipex Internet|
|Playlouder.com||PlusNet Broadband||Polestar Interactive Ltd|
|Pro-Net Internet Services Ltd||Sky||Solutios|
|Surf Anytime||TalkTalk||TalkTalk Business|
|Virgin Media||Waitrose Broadband||YSH|
The list is also published on the Ofcom website. We have added details of which providers have subscribed to the code into our database, for those providers listed on our website which you access via the ISP Search menu item.
Update 11:30am Ofcom has released an updated list, adding a number of providers.
Update 9:30am Be Broadband has announced that it is signed up to the new code.
"Be Broadband has never hidden away from providing customers with the true broadband speed they would receive. Now, with the biggest ISPs signing up, broadband customers will see just how much faster Be Broadband’s service is compared to other ISP providers.
The estimated access line speed is a useful starting point but the real test will be an independent 'throughput' test which measures how each ISP performs in practice."Be Broadband on the new Code of Practice