(measure: subscribers; Source: The International Telecommunication Union)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Broadband internet subscribers
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1998 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 63542730 subscribers with a minimum of 705900 subscribers in 1998 and a maximum of 110568000 subscribers in 2018.
The latest value from 2018 is 110568000 subscribers. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 172
countries is 6178398 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.