Sunday, August 16, 2009

BT to Boost Broadband to 20 Mbps

BT Retail will boost its top tier broadband downstream rate from 8 Mbps to up to 20 Mbps.

Upload speeds will also increase from up to 448 Kbps to up to 1 Mbps. BT Retail is offering the faster speeds at no extra cost. Faster speeds will initially be available through 549 exchanges serving 10 million -- or 40 per cent - of the UK's homes and businesses. Coverage will increase to 55 per cent by March 2010.