Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) fell to 1.38% in India in 2017

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) (%)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | India | December 31, 2018
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Fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population reached 1.38 % in 2017 in India, according to World Bank. This is 5.06 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in India reached an all time high of 1.46 % in 2016 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 2000. When compared to India's main peers, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Bangladesh amounted to 4.52 %, 27.1 % in China, 0.955 % in Pakistan and 5.65 % in Sri Lanka in 2017.

India has been ranked 114th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population, 6 places behind 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
Afghanistan % 0.005% 0.005% 0.005% 0.005% 0.022%
Bangladesh % 0.307% 0.389% 0.979% 1.97% 3.08%
Bhutan % 1.82% 2.27% 2.73% 3.29% 3.63%
China % 11.4% 12.8% 13.7% 14.5% 20.0%
India % 1.09% 1.21% 1.20% 1.25% 1.33%
Iran % 2.81% 4.99% 6.70% 7.90% 8.41%
Japan % 28.1% 28.5% 29.1% 29.9% 30.9%
Malaysia % 8.73% 10.0% 9.94% 10.2% 10.1%
Maldives % 5.32% 5.35% 5.93% 5.69% 6.55%
Myanmar % 0.042% ... ... ... 0.061%
Pakistan % 0.663% 0.849% 0.898% 1.09% 0.962%
Russia % 12.3% 14.7% 16.7% 17.6% 19.1%
Sri Lanka % 1.72% 1.68% 2.00% 2.67% 2.92%
USA % 28.1% 29.2% 30.1% 30.5% 31.7%