Thursday, June 14, 2007

Number of broadband users reaches 300m

Number of broadband users reaches 300m

Platform: Internet | Author: Suzanne Bearne | Source: | Published: 14.06.07

The internet research firm found that there are over 1.1bn internet users worldwide with nearly a third using the internet via high speed connections.

South Korea topped the list of the countries with the highest broadband penetration with 90% of households online whereas in the UK only 55.5% were online via broadband.

The US remained the country with the most broadband users with over 60m users, followed by China with 56m. The UK ranked sixth with almost 14m broadband subscribers.

The data also revealed that Eastern Europe was the only region to achieve more than 10% growth during the quarter.

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