Third of households globally to have broadband by end-2012

Friday 5 October 2012 | 22:32 CET | News
More than one-third of the world's total households will have a fixed broadband connection at the end of 2012 and the market will grow across different regions to reach 618.7 million subscribers at the end of 2012, increasing 7.3 percent from a year earlier, according to ABI Research. The growth comes from all platforms including DSL, cable and fibre-optic broadband. In the second quarter, DSL broadband added 4.3 million subscribers with the fibre optic broadband market share expected to increase to 13.2 percent by year-end from 12 percent in 2011, while the DSL market share will decline

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