i am not surprised of there survey results as i ( and many other users ) have been saying this for years on here.... what will they do to fix this issue? personal i think they do nothing as its poor business sense to spend thousands on just few hundred customers so yes we have been neglected and it probably stay like this for many years to come....
quoted from article :
Rural Broadband Neglected
"TrueNet measures broadband in both urban and rural locations. Standard (Full Speed) Rural ADSL speed performance has declined in the last 2.5 years while at the same time Urban ADSL performance has increased markedly. Rural broadband users see their speed drop in the evenings to just 82% of the speed the connection is capable of. This will often mean websites do not download, files take a long time to appear, or even fail to be delivered due to timeouts."