BLACKPOOL, England — Blackpool has been named as one of the cheapest places in the UK to access the internet for $2.75 a month, a data firm says.
Blackpool, a former mining town on the Black Country, has one of Britain’s lowest average prices for internet access, according to research by the data firm Netfare.
The company also revealed that its price per GB of data was the lowest in the country.
Netfare said Blackpool had an average speed of 2.7 Mbps.
Netfare data said Blacktown’s internet was the cheapest in the area at $3 per month.
Blackpool’s cheapest internet provider was Sky Broadband, which charges £3.15 a month for a 10 GB plan.
The city of Blackpool also ranked high in terms of quality of internet access.
The average internet speed was 3.9 Mbps and its average latency was 1.4 milliseconds, according the research firm.
Blacktown also has the highest average number of users, according Netfare, with 1.9 million, with 2.3 million connected.