Broadband now accounts for 43% of all internet connections in the UK, according to the Office for National Statistics.
As of February this year, 43% of internet users had either digital subscriber line, cable modem or leased line broadband connectivity, compared WITH 23.6% in February 2004.
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant topic offers from TechTarget and its partners. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Contact TechTarget at 275 Grove Street, Newton, MA.
Statistics collected by the ONS from internet service providers show there was a 1.9% year-on-year increase in the number of total active subscriptions to the internet, whether broadband or dial-up, which includes ISDN or unmetered dial-up connections.
The number of dial-up connections continues to fall rapidly, with a 2.8% decrease in dial-up from January to February this year. The number of broadband connections increased from 41% to 43% in the same monthly period.