Broadband internet subscribers, in thousands, 2021:
The average for 2021 based on 192 countries was 6887 thousand subscribers. The highest value was in China: 535787 thousand subscribers and the lowest value was in the Central African Republic: 0 thousand subscribers. The indicator is available from 1998 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Measure: thousand subscribers;
Source: The International Telecommunication Union
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.