Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions (per 100 people)

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.

Description: The map below shows how Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions (per 100 people) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Monaco, with a value of 44.66. The country with the lowest value in the world is Dem. Rep. Congo, with a value of 0.00.

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

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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