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According to East Sussex In Figures (ESIF) Both Hastings and Rother have the lowest number of households who have an internet connection  in the county.

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Hastings and Rother need to get more households connected to the web to keep up with neighbouring towns and areas.

In 2013 Rother has 28,009 households who have a connection out of a total of 41,853 total households which is a take up of 66.9%.

Hastings is doing slightly better with 28,111 out of 41,768 households which works out at 67.3% take up so far.

When comparing this to the county average of 72% its clear to see that there is still a way to go until the town and Rother region catch up with the rest of the county. The GB average is 77.6%.

However, given the speed of which the high speed broadband roll-out is happening in the area, traditional broadband connections should get cheaper and with fibre cables the quality will be better with speeds of up to 60mb/s already available in the area through well know suppliers this we hope to see change quite rapidly.

To see the full table and comparisons please go to ESIF’s page here.