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Mobile Usability

100/100

Good

Mobile Speed

37/100

Bad

Last tested: 2017-08-29

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firstdirect.com Mobile Speed: 37/100
firstdirect.com Mobile Speed Test Quick Overview

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http://tags.tiqcdn.com/utag/hsbc/uk-rbwm-fd/prod/utag.sync.js (5 minutes)
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firstdirect.com Mobile Resources


Total Resources53
Number of Hosts22
Static Resources22
JavaScript Resources24
CSS Resources2

firstdirect.com Mobile Resource Breakdown