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[February 01, 2013]
Fastest time to use broadband internet in Derby is at 4am [Derby Evening Telegraph (England)]
(Derby Evening Telegraph (England) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) DERBY has been ranked in 14th place for the biggest drop in broadband speeds, according to new research.
Figures released by comparison website uSwitch.com show the variation in broadband speeds depending on the time of day users go online. The fastest time to surf the internet in the UK's biggest towns and cities is at 4am, when the average download speed is 14.83Mbps. The slowest time to surf is 9pm, when average speeds fall 28% to 10.72Mbps.
The average broadband speed at 4am for Derby is 15.21mbs, with the average speed at 9pm being 9.79mbs - showing a 35.6% drop-off.
The statistics are based on 2.3 million speed tests taken by consumers Julia Stent, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, said: "This research certainly reveals the incredible strain that is placed on broadband when everyone logs on at the same time." (c) 2013 ProQuest Information and Learning Company; All Rights Reserved.
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