UK broadband speed clocked at...

A stunning Friday factoid

Going down the pub tonight? Wanna impress your mates? Or maybe even a lady friend? Here's a cracking bit of info that's sure to make you Mr Popular and a master of repartée.

What is the average broadband speed that punters receive in the UK? Go on. See if you can guess.

If you said "a coupla meg maybe", then give yourself a pat on the back. Well done. That's pretty close. Now work it out within eight decimal places. 'Cos that's what research consultancy XTN Data has done.

Its survey of 1,000 broadband users found that the average speed in the UK is 1.92337164 mbps. Isn't that great? It isn't? Oh well, please yourself. ®

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