UK broadband getting faster

News brief: BT 'quadruples' broadband speeds.

BT is to increase its broadband speeds by up to four times from 31 March. The firm said 78% of its users would be able to access at least four megabits per second (4Mbps), compared with the maximum of two available now. Almost half would get 6Mbps and those close to their local exchange would be able to access 8Mbps.

And the American market languishes...