Ireland - Fixed broadband Internet subscribers

Fixed broadband subscriptions

The latest value for Fixed broadband subscriptions in Ireland was 1,258,758 as of 2014. Over the past 12 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 1,258,758 in 2014 and 10,600 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 10,600
2003 41,800
2004 152,100
2005 322,500
2006 561,700
2007 758,722
2008 891,243
2009 976,381
2010 1,019,964
2011 1,070,776
2012 1,112,082
2013 1,189,212
2014 1,258,758

Fixed broadband subscriptions (per 100 people)

The value for Fixed broadband subscriptions (per 100 people) in Ireland was 26.91 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 12 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 26.91 in 2014 and a minimum value of 0.27 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 0.27
2003 1.04
2004 3.72
2005 7.76
2006 13.29
2007 17.68
2008 20.48
2009 22.14
2010 22.83
2011 23.67
2012 24.30
2013 25.70
2014 26.91

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Communications