Kent Village Found To Have UK's Slowest Broadband

A village in Kent has been revealed to have the slowest broadband speeds in the UK.

According to research conducted by broadband comparison site Top10.com, the village of Farningham in Kent averages an abysmal 1.30Mbps. The village has been labelled as the worst broadband "black spot" in the UK.

Top10 said that with the current speed of connection in the village, it would take 45 minutes to download a music album and 12 hours to download a full-length movie.

Most surprising was the fact that the city of Worcester was found to be the 20th slowest location on the list of places with the worst broadband in the UK.

“It's a shame that in this day and age broadband blackspots continue to exist. The UK needs to offer top broadband speeds across the country regardless of geographic location, which is something the UK's networks are failing to deliver,” Alex Buttle, director of Top10.com said in a statement.

Top10 said that the average broadband speed in the UK is 6.86Mbps.