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Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Worldwide broadband subscribers to hit 567 million by 2011

Over the past 12 months, approximately 65 million new broadband subscribers signed up for high-speed access to the Internet, reports In-Stat. By 2011, total worldwide broadband subscribers will number 567 million, almost double the current 285 million subscriber base, the high-tech market research firm says.

Recent research by In-Stat found the following:

  • DSL and cable modem services are the top access technologies, providing 92% of worldwide broadband connections.
  • By 2011, worldwide DSL subscribers will account for 58% of all worldwide broadband connections.
  • By 2011, there will be over 55 million households using a Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) architecture to provide broadband access.
The In-Stat research, "Broadband Gets Big: Global Broadband Subs Hit 285 Million" covers the worldwide market for broadband services. It provides forecasts for broadband subscribers by technology and by region through 2011. It also contains analysis of market drivers and barriers for each of the access technologies.

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