Broadband Subscriptions at 4.88 Million by the end of Q1 2011

Broadband subscriptions grew to over 4.8 million by the end of Q1 2011. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the last five years is 123%. The broadband penetration rate stood at around 17.5 % of population by the end of Q1 2011.  Broadband household penetration is a relevant indicator as a single broadband connection in a house can provide high speed data access to all members of the household. At the end of Q1 2011, household broadband penetration stood at around 44% assuming that 80% of wireline broadband connections and 25% of wireless broadband subscriptions are for residential use, with the rest being either for business or individual use. The DSL subscriptions constitute 32% of the total Broadband subscriptions while 67% are Wireless (Wimax & Mobile HSPA).

  • Publish Date:
  • 16/07/1432 H  
  • Corresponding:
  • 7/18/2011
  • Newspaper:
  • CITC Newspaper
  • Issue Number:
  • 007