Austrian fixed networks still handle twice as much data as mobile networks

Monday 13 August 2018 | 11:35 CET | News
At the end of 2017, Austria had more than 10 million broadband connections, of which 2.51 million were for fixed broadband, 2.22 million were mobile data lines and 5.48 million were smartphone connections, says the RTR Internet Monitor report for 2017, published by the Austrian regulator. This is the first issue of the RTR Internet Monitor, which has taken the internet-related data from the RTR Telekom Monitor and expanded them further and in more detail. The report also includes detailed data on internet download/upload speeds, measured by the tool RTR Netztest, including a cross-regional

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