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Mobile broadband penetration hits 90% in OECD area

Tuesday 2 August 2016 | 14:00 CET | News
There are now over nine high-speed wireless internet subscriptions for every ten inhabitants in the 35-country OECD area, with mobile broadband penetration soaring to 90.3 percent at the end of 2015, compared to 81.6 percent in December 2014. Data released by the OECD revealed the total number of subscriptions rose to 1.153 billion in a population of 1.27 billion people, some 117 million more than a year earlier. Japan has now overtaken Finland as broadband leader, with a penetration rate of 138.8 percent versus 135.4 percent in Finland and there are now nine countries – Japan, Finland,

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