Know your speed
As mentioned, if your Broadband is rated at 1 Mbps or lower, it would be considered very slow by UK standards. Here is a ‘Tier List’ of Broadband speeds, ranking from ‘S-Tier’ down to ‘F-Tier’ depending on how slow it is.
1 mbps or less
Either your machine is truly ancient or you have effectively lost internet connection. Having a Broadband measured in kbps is the true abyss of modern broadband speeds, it would be very hard to go any lower.