Costa Rica - Fixed broadband Internet subscribers

Fixed broadband subscriptions

The latest value for Fixed broadband subscriptions in Costa Rica was 519,542 as of 2014. Over the past 12 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 519,542 in 2014 and 8,989 in 2002.

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
2002 8,989
2003 14,878
2004 27,931
2005 44,914
2006 83,327
2007 95,000
2008 109,939
2009 182,654
2010 396,262
2011 419,782
2012 448,594
2013 484,883
2014 519,542

Fixed broadband subscriptions (per 100 people)

The value for Fixed broadband subscriptions (per 100 people) in Costa Rica was 10.52 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 12 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 10.52 in 2014 and a minimum value of 0.22 in 2002.

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
2002 0.22
2003 0.36
2004 0.66
2005 1.04
2006 1.90
2007 2.13
2008 2.43
2009 3.97
2010 8.49
2011 8.86
2012 9.34
2013 9.95
2014 10.52

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Communications