Number of broadband users reaches 300m
Platform: Internet | Author: Suzanne Bearne | Source: nma.co.uk | Published: 14.06.07
The number of broadband users have reached 300m, a jump of 2m from March this year, according to research from Point Topic.
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.
The data also revealed that Eastern Europe was the only region to achieve more than 10% growth during the quarter.