Study suggests majority of council websites fail speed performance standards | Localgov news

3 Nov 2014, 1:45 pm

A majority of council websites are failing the Government’s good performance standards, as speeds worsen on last year – research suggests. Some 69% of local authority’s front line websites are thought to be missing performance and speed thresholds, a five-point rise on 2013.

The Government’s Digital by Default standard requires members of the community to prefer using digital services to transactions undertaken on the phone, by post or in person. However the study by netEvidence suggests some 156 UK town hall websites are taking more than 0.4 seconds to respond, raising concerns about whether such a requirement is being met.

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