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Global - Broadband and FttP - Key Statistics and Insights


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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.

Latest developments:

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%.


1. Synopsis
2. Market-led demand for FttP is picking up
2.1 FttP is the only long-term solution
2.1.1 Google Fiber
2.1.2 Gigabit Cities
3. Mobile broadband: killer app for FttP
4. Positive outlook for investments in backbones
4.1 International IP wholesale market
4.1.1 Global submarine cable overview
4.2 Dark fibre - in a growth phase again
5. Global fixed broadband market summary
5.1 Broadband subscribers and penetration
5.2 Broadband access technologies
5.2.1 Stretching out the life of copper cables
5.3 Broadband pricing
5.4 Broadband speeds
5.5 Broadband revenue
6. Top 17 major fixed-line carriers worldwide by subscribers
7. Related reports
Table 1 Global Internet Bandwidth Growth by Tb/s 2010 - 2014
Table 2 Global - Internet users and annual change 2009 - 2015
Table 3 Global - fixed broadband subscribers and annual change 2005 - 2015
Table 4 Regional Market share of fixed broadband subscribers 2014
Table 5 Top ten broadband countries by subscribers Q1 2013; Q4 2014
Table 6 Top ten broadband countries by penetration 2012; Q3 2014
Table 7 Global broadband subscribers by access technology Q1 2014
Table 8 Global - broadband market share by access technology Q1 2013; Q1 2014
Table 9 Global average broadband speed by mb/s 2012; 2013; 2014
Table 10 Top 10 countries by high broadband connectivity of above 10Mb/s
Table 11 Average broadband connection speed - top 10 countries Q4 2012; Q4 2013; Q4 2014
Table 12 Global total broadband services revenue 2011 - 2014
Table 23 Major 17 fixed-line parent carriers by subscribers - 2014
Chart 4 Major 17 fixed-line carriers by subscribers - 2014

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