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Broadband

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 215926, tabled on 25 November 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what proportion of the UK population has access to superfast broadband.

Answered on

2 December 2014

According to Ofcom’s Communications Market Report 2014, by the end of Q1 2014 over a quarter (26.7%) of broadband connections were superfast. A breakdown between cable and non-cable premises was not given. The same publication reported that as of June 2014 superfast broadband was available to 78% of premises.