United Kingdom - Fixed broadband Internet subscribers

Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions

The latest value for Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions in United Kingdom was 22,577,350 as of 2013. Over the past 13 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 22,577,350 in 2013 and 52,890 in 2000.

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.

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

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Year Value
2000 52,890
2001 330,960
2002 1,356,481
2003 3,113,702
2004 6,123,907
2005 9,898,653
2006 13,013,000
2007 15,606,000
2008 17,274,020
2009 17,858,920
2010 19,133,510
2011 20,570,900
2012 21,667,670
2013 22,577,350

Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions (per 100 people)

The value for Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions (per 100 people) in United Kingdom was 35.76 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 13 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 35.76 in 2013 and a minimum value of 0.09 in 2000.

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.

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

See also:

Year Value
2000 0.09
2001 0.56
2002 2.28
2003 5.22
2004 10.21
2005 16.42
2006 21.47
2007 25.60
2008 28.16
2009 28.94
2010 30.83
2011 32.95
2012 34.51
2013 35.76

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Communications