Hong Kong SAR, China - Fixed broadband Internet subscribers

Fixed broadband subscriptions

The latest value for Fixed broadband subscriptions in Hong Kong SAR, China was 2,281,275 as of 2014. Over the past 16 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 2,299,000 in 2011 and 11,000 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 11,000
1999 86,467
2000 444,450
2001 716,435
2002 1,038,995
2003 1,267,966
2004 1,517,741
2005 1,659,098
2006 1,796,240
2007 1,898,934
2008 1,935,485
2009 2,053,374
2010 2,167,714
2011 2,299,000
2012 2,255,039
2013 2,235,223
2014 2,281,275

Fixed broadband subscriptions (per 100 people)

The value for Fixed broadband subscriptions (per 100 people) in Hong Kong SAR, China was 31.42 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 16 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 32.40 in 2011 and a minimum value of 0.17 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 0.17
1999 1.28
2000 6.50
2001 10.39
2002 15.03
2003 18.36
2004 22.01
2005 24.06
2006 25.99
2007 27.38
2008 27.78
2009 29.30
2010 30.75
2011 32.40
2012 31.55
2013 31.03
2014 31.42

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Communications