South Africa: Internet subscribers, per 100 people

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 South Africa

Fixed broadband internet subscribers per 100 people

 Latest value 3.25
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2002 - 2022
 Average 1.62
 Min - Max 0.01 - 3.25
 Source The International Telecommunication Union
For that indicator, we provide data for South Africa from 2002 to 2022. The average value for South Africa during that period was 1.62 percent with a minimum of 0.01 percent in 2002 and a maximum of 3.25 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 3.25 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 149 countries is 19.59 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
South Africa - Internet subscribers, per 100 people - Recent values chart

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South Africa - Internet subscribers, per 100 people - historical chart - 2002-2022




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.

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