Although mobile broadband is advertised in the UK as having speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps, broadband comparison website Broadband Genie says 65% of users have only received data speeds below 1Mbps this year. The average speed was 0.87Mbps.
The company has conducted over 3,600 tests this year, with just 16 of them producing a speed of more than 3Mbps. At the other end of the scale, 39% of users only received a maximum 0.5Mbps. [News release]