Fibre passes cable on global broadband market

Wednesday 20 February 2013 | 12:23 CET | News
FTTx technologies surpassed cable networks in terms of broadband subscriber numbers in Q3 2012, according to the latest figures from Point Topic for the Broadband Forum. At the end of Q3, FTTx had 125.05 million users or 19.7 percent of the global market, versus 121.01 million cable users, equal to a 19.1 percent share. Copper still accounted for over half the market, with 366.96 million broadband users. FTTx also showed the strongest growth in subscribers over Q3, at 26.8 percent year-on-year, while cable grew 7.9 percent, and copper was up 4.8 percent. Of the 54 million new broadband

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