UK is one among the developed nation in the globe and had marked its growth in infrastructure to the highest level as compared to other parts of the world. Growth in infrastructure also includes scientific and technical approach towards social improvements, Broadband is one of the tech-infrastructure that is versatile and widely used all over the world to get connected to each other by means of internet. Broadband is the telecommunication signal or device with higher bandwidth, which is capable of handling greater traffic seamlessly. Information signals through broadband travels nearly at speed of light and hence the dial-up system is least approached to get faster internet and broadband has been the best choice. In UK, given the high-tech social implementations all over the country has made broadband as basic available factor. But this takes a twist when it comes to speed of the internet available all over the UK as the broadband allocators have a role to play in getting the high speed internet available everywhere in the UK irrespective of the distance and place. High speed broadband internet connections are very possible and common in city extensions and metro cities of the UK but in rural areas, where the demand for the broadband drops and supplier will not get the benefit by setting high cost implications in those rural areas but this is not the same perception of every broadband provider.
There are few major broadband providers who made it possible for rural people to avail high speed internet. British Telecom (BT), Virgin media, Orange, O2, sky broadband, Talk-Talk broadband are major broadband providers in UK. British Telecom has been the widely used service provider, more than 30% of broadband connections are by BT. BT has Fibre-to-the-cabinet network which offers speed of upto 40Mb and is available to 15% of the UK. Recently Virgin media has tried to set the lead by providing speed of 50Mb but price of the offer is high as well, £35 per month. As usual, high speed connections have higher price tags regardless of the download conditions put forth per month. For normal use “20Mb” broadband speeds is enough and standard choice but “8Mb” is losing the popularity due to growth in providing high speed and competition between major broadband providers. Ofcom regulations and agreements with private service providers has added much more benefits in dragging the prices of the broadband connections lower since 2005. Apart from fundamental approach, one can increase the speed of the broadband by taking care of minor adjustments like using Ethernet cables rather than extension cables, which will solve the speed issue. In some cases, given you should use only extension cables then try to use the shortest possible cable and avoid tangling, coiling of cables. You can also use BT master socket by connecting directly with modem or router to minimize the internal interference and get high speed. Nevertheless, having a good quality router can make your broadband connection speedy.