There are now more than one billion fixed broadband subscribers worldwide, the Broadband Forum revealed today at Broadband World Forum 2018 in Berlin.
At the end of June 2017, more than three quarters of homes in the 28 countries in the European Union (EU28) had access to high-speed broadband services.
The IPTV subscriber growth rate has recovered in Q4 2015 compared to Q3 2015 and was the highest in the last eight quarters to 31 December 2015, according to research by Point Topic.
The growth rate for IPTV subscription numbers was slightly down in Q2 2015 compared to Q1 2015, according to Point Topic.
There are now more subscribers to fibre broadband services worldwide than any other fixed broadband technology, according to research by Point Topic.
There were 117.39m IPTV subscribers worldwide at the end of Q4 2014 according to Point Topic’s latest research. Strong growth continued with a second consecutive quarterly increase of 4.1% recorded.
Global IPTV subscriptions grew by 4.8% in the first quarter, with the 4.6 million new additions taking the total to over 100 million for the first time.
According to Point Topic’s most recent data global IPTV grew to 91.7 million subscribers adding a record 4.49 million subscriptions in the third quarter of 2013.
At the end of June 2013, there were 87.2m IPTV subscriptions across the globe. In the 12 months since Q2 2012, the IPTV subscriber market grew by 24%, with 17m net additions.
Research institute Point Topic has introduced a new dataset of broadband coverage in Europe, broadband competition map of Europe.