Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) fell to 13.0% in Suriname in 2017

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) (%)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Suriname | December 31, 2018
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Fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population reached 13.0 % in 2017 in Suriname, according to World Bank. This is 0.497 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Suriname reached an all time high of 13.0 % in 2016 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 2000. When compared to Suriname's main peers, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Brazil amounted to 14.1 %, 8.08 % in Guyana, 24.6 % in Trinidad and Tobago and 8.24 % in Venezuela in 2017.

Suriname has been ranked 68th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population, 23 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Fixed broadband internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology.

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bolivia % 0.713% 1.11% 1.45% 1.60% 1.66%
Brazil % 9.07% 9.65% 10.7% 12.0% 12.6%
Colombia % 7.12% 8.28% 9.44% 10.4% 11.3%
Guyana % 2.60% 3.78% 4.64% 5.67% 6.71%
Peru % 4.10% 4.82% 5.34% 5.78% 6.48%
Puerto Rico % 15.1% 15.6% 16.4% 16.7% 18.2%
Suriname % 4.38% 5.49% 6.91% 8.59% 9.70%
Trinidad and Tobago % 12.9% 15.1% 15.9% 18.6% 20.9%
Venezuela % 6.16% 6.82% 7.38% 7.84% 8.33%