Growth of Broadband Subscriptions to 4.4 Million by the end of 2010

Broadband subscriptions grew to over 4.4 million at the end of 2010. The average annual growth (CAGR) over the last five years is 123%. The broadband penetration rate stood at around 16 % of population at the end of the year. 
Broadband household penetration is a more relevant indicator as a single broadband connection in a house can provide high speed data access to all members of a household. At the end of 2010, household broadband penetration stood at around 41.6%, assuming that 80% of wireline and 25% of wireless broadband subscriptions are for residential use, with the balance being either for business or individual use.
  • Publish Date:
  • 09\04\1432H    
  • Corresponding:
  • 3/14/2011
  • Newspaper:
  • CITC Newspaper
  • Issue Number:
  • 006