84% of UK Internet users have broadband

Some 15.2 mln UK households (61% of homes) now have an internet connection, compared with 54% in 2006, research from National Statistics found. London and south-west England had the highest online penetration at 69%, with Northern Ireland lowest at 52%. 84% of UK web-enabled households said they had a broadband connection, up from 69% in May 2006.