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Old 19th March 2012, 10:55 AM
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I swear you could not make this S**t up.


Thanks to the unique way the BBC are funded by you, the licence payer...

Britain might be riding the wave of a super-fast broadband revolution, but for 49% who get less than the national average broadband speed, the wave isn't causing so much a splash as a ripple," said Julia Stent
And the headline is
A third of homes in the UK have broadband speeds well below the national average
No! Say it ain't so!

49% of people get less than average speed?! And a third, WELL below the average? This is a scandel!! What can be done to change this travesty? What if we increased broadband speed to the unlucky 49%?

That might do the trick!

PS. And before someone comes over all smartarse, I know the difference between median and mean. What this report actually means is that the distribution of BB speed is a fairly even one.

PPS. Its still a frickin stupid story.

PPS, Did you know that the vast majority of people have an above average number of legs?
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