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May 2014 Broadband Report

May 2014 Broadband Report

Merging Slingshot & Orcon a Winner

Slingshot, Orcon & their stablemate Flip are all the best performers for webpage downloads this month, the only ISPs achieving less than 5 seconds to download all the websites we test.

Speed performance by time of day remains excellent for most ISPs we report.

Vodafone Cable webpage download times take longer than all VDSL suppliers, while oddly Vodafone VDSL is the best VDSL supplier this month.


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