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Telecomm Services - Fixed broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants

(number per 100 inhabitants)

Switzerland is the top country by fixed broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants in the world. As of 2016, fixed broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants in Switzerland was 42.5 number per 100 inhabitants that accounts for 2.30 % of the world's fixed broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants. The top 5 countries (others are Denmark, Netherlands, France, and Republic of Korea) account for 11.00 % of it. The world's total fixed broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants was estimated at 1,850.3 number per 100 inhabitants in 2016.

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Total fixed (wired) broadband Internet 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 can include for example cable modem, DSL, fibre-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. If countries use a different definition of broadband, this should be indicated in a note. It should exclude technologies listed under wireless broadband category.