Hong Kong is now the world’s best value nation for broadband connections at an average of 3p per megabit per second, while the UK languishes at number 24 out of the 71 nations surveyed at 59p per megabit per second.
The figures are among the key findings from Point Topic’s Broadband Tariff Benchmark for the third quarter of 2010 that used a purchasing power parity system to work out the value of each nation’s broadband.
Point Topic chief executive Oliver Johnson suggested that the UK’s position is reasonably strong, and that BT offers the best value for money.
“We bring together tariffs from all sorts of operators in a country, and add in all the possible first-year ownership variables like installation costs. Based on this research, BT Infinity came out as the best offering in this structure,” he said.
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