Europe: 1 in 4 experience web content blocking

Blocking 'still a common practice'; speeds still a problem.

 Eurobarometer surveyed over 28,000 European internet users and found that:

  • 41% experience problems watching a video on a mobile device; 37% on the fixed connection at home (due to speed limitations or content blocking)
  • 23% experience problems listening to music on their mobile device
  • 23% experience problems uploading content on Facebook, blogs or forums through their mobile device
  • 9% experience problems using Internet-delivered phone calls
  • 60% of customers do not know their Internet speed
  • Of those who know their speed, 26% say that they do not get a speed which matches the terms of their contract.
  • 40% of all respondents have experienced an internet connection break down.