Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Global broadband subscribers hit 500m

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 20 September 10

China accounts for 43% of broadband lines added during Q2; global IPTV users reach 38.5 million.

Global broadband subscribers have reached 500 million, according to figures published on Monday by the Broadband Forum. The new statistics supplied by research firm Point Topic represent a significant milestone: the total number of fixed-lines worldwide stand at 1 billion, meaning that half of the world's fixed-line customers now access broadband services. "In the second quarter broadband subscriptions reached 497 million and passed the 500 million mark around the third week of Q3…

Global broadband subscribers have reached 500 million, according to figures published on Monday by the Broadband Forum. The new statistics supplied by research firm Point Topic represent a significant milestone: the total number of fixed-lines worldwide stand at 1 billion, meaning that half of the world's fixed-line customers now access broadband services. "In the second quarter broadband subscriptions reached 497 million and passed the 500 million mark around the third week of Q3…

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