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We’ve changed how we’ve organised rural statistics and updated the content following Lord Cameron’s review of rural proofing.
The 2014 Broadband speed data have been reissued as a result of a minor revision to the analysis. The average speed results were unaffected in all cases except for rural town and fringe in a sparse setting and rural villages, where the average speeds increased by 1Mbit/s compared with the previously reported figures.
The latest rural broadband average speeds have been published.
OFCOM average broadband speeds in 2012 by rural urban definition.