Types of internet connection

Connection TypeMax Download SpeedUpload Speed RangeAvailable in the UK 2020 (as a percentage)
ADSL8Mbps1.5Mbps99.9%
ADSL2+24Mbps1.5Mbps99.9%
FTTC80Mbps18Mbps96%
GFast300Mbps50Mbps9-10%
Cable575Mbps38.5Mbps46% (estimate)
FTTP1000Mbps (1Gbps)Unknown8-9%

ADSL – Download Speeds in relation to distance from the Exchange

Distance from Exchange KMDistance from Exchange MilesADSL
Download Speed
ADSL2+
0.50.38Mbps24Mbps
10.68Mbps22.7Mbps
1.50.98Mbps20.2Mbps
21.28Mbps16.2Mbps
2.51.57.8Mbps12.3Mbps
31.96.7Mbps8.5Mbps
42.93.6Mbps3.7Mbps
53.11Mbps1.4Mbps

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