(measure: subscribers; Source: The International Telecommunication Union)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
India: Broadband internet subscribers
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 2001 to 2018. The average value for India during that period was 8996367 subscribers with a minimum of 50000 subscribers in 2001 and a maximum of 18653312 subscribers in 2016.
The latest value from 2018 is 18170000 subscribers. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 172
countries is 6168811 subscribers.
See the global rankings for that indicator or
use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.