(measure: thousand subscribers; Source: The International Telecommunication Union)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
India: Broadband internet subscribers, in thousands
, 2001 - 2019:
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 2001 to 2019. The average value for India during that period was 9531 thousand subscribers with a minimum of 50 thousand subscribers in 2001 and a maximum of 19157 thousand subscribers in 2019.
The latest value from 2019 is 19157 thousand subscribers. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 192
countries is 6569 thousand subscribers.
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Definition: Fixed broadband subscriptions refers to fixed subscriptions to high-speed access to the public Internet (a TCP/IP connection), at downstream speeds equal to, or greater than, 256 kbit/s. This includes cable modem, DSL, fiber-to-the-home/building, other fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions, satellite broadband and terrestrial fixed wireless broadband. This total is measured irrespective of the method of payment. It excludes subscriptions that have access to data communications (including the Internet) via mobile-cellular networks. It should include fixed WiMAX and any other fixed wireless technologies. It includes both residential subscriptions and subscriptions for organizations.