UK at-home workers unhappy with their broadband
Dec 23rd 2013, 09:54
According to a recent survey, 37% of those who work from home are unhappy with their current broadband service.
Around 50% of Britons regularly work from home however, some people are unhappy with their current connection; with a third of workers claiming connectivity problems affected their efficiency to carry out a job.
Around 34% of those surveyed said slow broadband speeds affected their work, with 16% saying temporary service loss was the main problem.
The research was carried out by thinkbroadband.com, following Ofcom’s latest customer complaints report, during the third quarter of this year.
The report found that mobile broadband complaints were low, with figures dropping significantly from the second quarter.
However, landline, broadband and pay TV services received the most complaints.
Across the UK, the government is currently rolling out superfast broadband, as part of their Broadband Delivery UK project.
Broadband provider BT has, so far, won all the contracts to deliver the technology, which will provide homes and businesses with faster download speeds and a more reliable connection.
The government aims to cover at least 90% of the country with fibre-optic broadband.
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