Broadband access

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DOI: 
10.1787/e1808ca9-en
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Broadband access refers to technologies that provide access to the Internet at download speeds of 256 kbit/s or greater. It includes both fixed broadband technologies and wireless broadband technologies. Fixed broadband technologies corresponds to DSL, cable modem, fiber-to-the-home and other fixed technologies (such as broadband over power-line and leased lines). Wireless broadband penetration technologies correspond to satellite, terrestrial fixed wireless, as well as terrestrial mobile wireless.

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Keywords:  telecommunication, communication, fixed, technology, wireless, information, wire, fibre, high-speed, cable, ICT, internet, connection, subscription
 

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  • Mark Click to Access
  • Wireless mobile broadband subscriptions

    Wireless mobile broadband subscriptions are mobile subscriptions that advertise data speeds of 256 kbit/s or greater. The subscription must allow access to the Internet via HTTP and must have been used to make a data connection via Internet Protocol...
  • Fixed broadband subscriptions

    Broadband subscriptions include the total number of subscriptions to the broadband technologies with download speeds of 256 kbit/s or greater.
  • Business use of broadband

    Business use of broadband provides detail on how many businesses use a broadband connection.
  • Households with broadband access

    This indicator provides detail on how many households use a broadband connection.
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