Europeans don’t get the Internet speed they pay for

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Consumers receive 74% of the advertised speed


EU consumers receive 74% of the advertised headline speed they have paid for, according to a new European Commission study on fixed broadband performance.

Speed of broadband products is advertised by companies as "up to XX Mbit/s", but there are significant differences between the advertised speed and the one that consumers receive.

Commission's research shows that between 27% and 41% of European Internet subscribers claim that their download speed does not match the terms established in t...


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