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Million Britons miss out on 'decent' broadband speeds

Million Britons miss out on 'decent' broadband speeds

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The UK's digital divide has narrowed but more than one million homes and offices still struggle to get good broadband, says an Ofcom report.The Connected Nations report found that about 4% of properties cannot get a broadband speed fast enough to meet their needs.Last year, about 1.6 million UK properties were in this position.Smartphone access to the net also needed to improve, it said, as many only got weak signals when travelling."Broadband coverage is improving, but our findings show there's still urgent work required before people and businesses get the services they need," said Steve Unger, Ofcom's technology chief, in a statement."Everyone should have good access to the internet, wherever they live and work," he added.The UK's appetite for data has grown at a huge rate in the last 1...