Global - Broadband and FttP - Key Statistics and Insights
The global fixed broadband market continues its growth phase as around the world the appetite for bandwidth continues to grow - led by the emerging markets of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Fibre networks have become a key investment area and most international high-speed broadband network projects are now based around FttP.
Most of Scandinavia, the Netherlands, and many of the Arab oil states are now reaching FttP penetration levels of more than 50%. Even countries such as Estonia, Lithuania and Bulgaria are rolling out FttP at an ever-increasing speed and by the end of 2015, China aims to have 200 million households connected to fibre.
This report provides a valuable overview and analysis of the global broadband market, supported by key global broadband statistics. The report identifies the leading broadband markets and provides key information surrounding global broadband subscribers, access technologies, speeds and pricing.
With more and more video applications being used in ever increasing broader markets; there is a widespread interest in upgrading to higher-speed services; there is no doubt that the Google Fiber project can be considered a success with take-up rates as high as 75%.