Belgium - Fixed broadband Internet subscribers

Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions

The latest value for Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions in Belgium was 3,819,393 as of 2013. Over the past 15 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 3,819,393 in 2013 and 10,924 in 1998.

Definition: Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions refers to subscriptions to high-speed access to the public Internet (a TCP/IP connection), at downstream speeds equal to, or greater than, 256 kbit/s. This includes cable modem, DSL, fiber-to-the-home/building and other fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions. This total is measured irrespective of the method of payment. It excludes subscriptions that have access to data communications (including the Internet) via mobile-cellular networks. It excludes technologies listed under the wireless broadband category.

Source: International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database.

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Year Value
1998 10,924
1999 23,000
2000 144,215
2001 460,011
2002 815,418
2003 1,242,928
2004 1,619,944
2005 2,010,584
2006 2,451,585
2007 2,715,308
2008 2,962,450
2009 3,134,076
2010 3,356,599
2011 3,528,839
2012 3,679,196
2013 3,819,393

Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions (per 100 people)

The value for Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions (per 100 people) in Belgium was 34.40 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 15 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 34.40 in 2013 and a minimum value of 0.11 in 1998.

Definition: Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions refers to subscriptions to high-speed access to the public Internet (a TCP/IP connection), at downstream speeds equal to, or greater than, 256 kbit/s. This includes cable modem, DSL, fiber-to-the-home/building and other fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions. This total is measured irrespective of the method of payment. It excludes subscriptions that have access to data communications (including the Internet) via mobile-cellular networks. It excludes technologies listed under the wireless broadband category.

Source: International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database.

See also:

Year Value
1998 0.11
1999 0.22
2000 1.40
2001 4.47
2002 7.89
2003 11.97
2004 15.52
2005 19.13
2006 23.15
2007 25.43
2008 27.50
2009 28.85
2010 30.68
2011 32.06
2012 33.27
2013 34.40

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Communications