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If Conservatives win the 2019 UK general election, what will be mean UK broadband download speeds 5 years later?

The Conservative party plans to invest £5bn in providing broadband to the hardest-to-reach 20% of the country, as part of an ambitious plan to provide full-fiber broadband to every household by 2025 including places that private investment would otherwise miss.

The UK's mean download speed is currently 22.37Mbps in 2019, up from 18.57Mbps in 2018; this is in the bottom third of European broadband speeds, due to the slow rollout of full-fiber broadband. Full-fiber broadband itself can reach speeds of up to 1 Gbps.

If, in the 2019 election, Conservatives, or a coalition with Conservatives making up the majority of seats, form a government, what will be mean broadband speeds in the UK in 2024?

Judgement will be by Cable's Worldwide broadband speed league 2024.

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