0
Broadband

Africa fixed broadband connections grow 5% in Q2

Tuesday 25 August 2015 | 16:57 CET | News
Interactive webinar: Vodafone Ziggo deep dive. What is the strategy for the coming years? Where does it stand in relation to its competitors? Join us on January 21st 14:00 CET for a professional profile of VodafoneZiggo in 45 minutes. Register here ...
The number of connections to fixed broadband in Africa reached 12.8 million at the end of Q2, showing an increase of 5 percent on Q1 and 22 percent on the same quarter in 2014, a study by research consulting firm Quantum-Web shows. In Q2, the number of xDSL connections in Africa passed 10 million lines, representing 79 percent of the fixed broadband market. According to the report, other fixed broadband technologies (including Wimax, leased line and satellite) rose to 2.5 million connections at the end of quarter. Fibre technologies continue to dominate overall growth, experiencing a net

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed
Countries: Africa
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

AfDB to fund Algiers-Abuja stretch of Niger-Chad fibre link

Published 30 Mar 2016 09:44 CET | Algeria
Algeria's ICT Minister Iman Houda Feraoun said that African Development Bank (AfDB) has agreed in to finance the optic link ...

European fixed broadband connections up 4% to 160 mln in Q2

Published 21 Sep 2015 11:15 CET | Europe
The number of fixed broadband connections in EU28 countries passed the 160 million milestone at the end of the second quarter, up ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

19 Jan Netflix Q4 2020
19 Jan Telefonica Germany Strategy Update
21 Jan Intel Q4 2020
21 Jan Modern Times Group EGM
::: More Calendar Items