This note provides an update on UK Internet trends covering the post-Christmas period. It covers usage, shopping and other online activities of the 17.7 million connected adults. The note highlights the feminisation of the UK online population and its impact on shopping behaviour.
Broadband cable suffers from several technical performance problems, including installation, actual performance and the costs of providing content, in particular to gamers.
In Germany, less than 5% of cable homes have been upgraded to digital, suggesting that Deutsche Telekom's DSL push has irresistible momentum.