Belgium - Fixed broadband Internet subscribers

Fixed broadband subscriptions

The latest value for Fixed broadband subscriptions in Belgium was 4,011,201 as of 2014. Over the past 16 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 4,011,201 in 2014 and 10,924 in 1998.

Definition: Fixed broadband subscriptions refers to fixed 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, other fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions, satellite broadband and terrestrial fixed wireless broadband. 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 should include fixed WiMAX and any other fixed wireless technologies. It includes both residential subscriptions and subscriptions for organizations.

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

See also:

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 2,729,624
2008 2,982,500
2009 3,153,262
2010 3,373,143
2011 3,543,759
2012 3,692,009
2013 3,828,918
2014 4,011,201

Fixed broadband subscriptions (per 100 people)

The value for Fixed broadband subscriptions (per 100 people) in Belgium was 35.99 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 16 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 35.99 in 2014 and a minimum value of 0.11 in 1998.

Definition: Fixed broadband subscriptions refers to fixed 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, other fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions, satellite broadband and terrestrial fixed wireless broadband. 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 should include fixed WiMAX and any other fixed wireless technologies. It includes both residential subscriptions and subscriptions for organizations.

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 25.56
2008 27.69
2009 29.03
2010 30.83
2011 32.20
2012 33.38
2013 34.48
2014 35.99

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Communications