Digital Britain

YouTube is currently the nearest thing that there is to a global video platform and is particularly useful for comparison of broadband performance. This is what my internet connection in the East End of London looks like compared to the London average, you can also see how the UK performs compared to the rest of the world.
digital britain
Given that the internet is the infrastructure of the knowledge economy, UK looks like it is playing catch-up, which is a bit concerning when the future of the UK’s economic welfare depends on having some sort of competitive advantage in the knowledge economy. The relative lack of bandwidth is likely to hold back the development of new and innovative services.