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Fast broadband considered vital by over 55s in new survey

  • Survey shows almost two-thirds of those over 55 think good internet is vital
  • In contrast, a village green was favoured by just a quarter of the 539 questioned
  • But safety was ranked the most important issue by 85 per cent of people asked

A fast broadband connection is now considered to be one of the key requirements when choosing where to retire, according to new research. 

Almost two-thirds of those over 55 said good internet was vital – and more important than a village green, which was favoured by just a quarter of those surveyed. 

Almost two-thirds of those over 55 said good internet was vital when choosing where to retire

The single most important issue was safety, ranked highest by 85 per cent of the poll of 539 people. 

Jane Ashcroft, boss of retirement-home provider Anchor, which commissioned the research, said: ‘Features such as a good internet connection are a cornerstone of any new development.’



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