Broadband: Lancashire

Department for Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 16th January 2015.

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Photo of Andrew Stephenson Andrew Stephenson Conservative, Pendle

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what the average (a) download and (b) upload speed in East Lancashire was on the latest date for which figures are available.

Photo of Ed Vaizey Ed Vaizey Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (Jointly with Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (Jointly with Department for Culture Media and Sport)

Ofcom published broadband speeds for counties and unitary authorities with its 2014 infrastructure report at http://infrastructure.ofcom.org.uk/ saying that average download speeds in Lancashire were 20.7 Mbit/s and average upload speeds were 2.8 Mbit/s. Ofcom also published data for individual postcodes at http://www.ofcom.org.uk/static/research/ir/Fixed_postcode.zip

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