Switzerland - Fixed broadband Internet subscribers

Fixed broadband subscriptions

The latest value for Fixed broadband subscriptions in Switzerland was 3,464,900 as of 2014. Over the past 14 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 3,464,900 in 2014 and 56,416 in 2000.

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
2000 56,416
2001 140,000
2002 455,220
2003 783,874
2004 1,227,397
2005 1,669,217
2006 2,050,184
2007 2,380,588
2008 2,556,297
2009 2,741,199
2010 2,913,517
2011 3,078,338
2012 3,212,371
2013 3,438,094
2014 3,464,900

Fixed broadband subscriptions (per 100 people)

The value for Fixed broadband subscriptions (per 100 people) in Switzerland was 42.47 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 14 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 42.56 in 2013 and a minimum value of 0.79 in 2000.

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
2000 0.79
2001 1.94
2002 6.29
2003 10.75
2004 16.71
2005 22.53
2006 27.40
2007 31.47
2008 33.40
2009 35.40
2010 37.21
2011 38.89
2012 40.17
2013 42.56
2014 42.47

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Communications