uk: Net speed rules come into force

Customers will be better informed about the speed of their net connection under new rules.The Ofcom-backed code of practice has won pledges from net firms to give more information about line speeds.Net firms covering 95% of the UK’s broadband users have signed up to the voluntary scheme which comes into force on 5 December.Over the next six months Ofcom will monitor net firms to ensure they live up to their promises.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7764489.stmISPs promise accurate broadband-speed advice
All the major ISPs have signed up to an Ofcom code of practice requiring accurate advice to be given on attainable broadband speeds, but mobile broadband isn’t covered
http://news.zdnet.co.uk/communications/0,1000000085,39570768,00.htm

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