Oftel says UK broadband is cheap!
In a press release issued yesterday, the telecommunications regulator Oftel announced that UK broadband prices are below those of most other European countries. UK Consumer prices are on average lower than in countries such as France and Germany and UK business prices are Europe's best. According to Oftel, a 50% increase in subscribers has taken place in the last six months accompanying prices reductions of 39% showing that price is a critical factor in adoption rates. David Edmonds said that only Sweden offers lower prices for consumer broadband. [seb]