Legal right to 10Mbps Internet begins March 2020 in UK

Ofcom, the UK telecom regulator, has confirmed, with a definite timeline of 20 March 2020, UK homes and businesses will have a legal right to request decent and affordable Internet connections. 

According to the press release on Ofcom’s website, the universal service obligation (USO) will become a safety net for consumers and businesses, with guaranteed speeds of download of at least 10Mbps and upload speeds of at least 1Mbps priced at £45 or lower. More importantly, Ofcom has also promised that these minimum speeds will be adjusted over time as the amount of data people demand changes.