Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) rose to 0.051% in Malawi in 2017

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) (%)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Malawi | December 31, 2018
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Fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population reached 0.051 % in 2017 in Malawi, according to World Bank. This is 3.38 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Malawi reached an all time high of 0.054 % in 2013 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 2000. When compared to Malawi's main peers, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Mozambique amounted to 0.148 %, 3.19 % in South Africa, 3.38 % in Tanzania and 0.220 % in Zambia in 2017.

Malawi has been ranked 145th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population, 3 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
Angola % 0.078% 0.099% 0.104% 0.399% 0.678%
Botswana % 0.964% 1.11% 1.07% 1.65% 1.81%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % ... ... < 0.001% < 0.001% 0.001%
Kenya % 0.129% 0.126% 0.168% 0.225% 0.292%
Lesotho % 0.066% 0.080% 0.110% 0.072% 0.098%
Malawi % 0.011% 0.008% 0.054% 0.051% 0.034%
Mozambique % 0.116% 0.117% 0.112% 0.141% 0.158%
Namibia % 0.795% 1.07% 1.56% 1.77% 2.97%
South Africa % 1.75% 2.12% 3.08% 3.24% 2.66%
Swaziland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Tanzania % 0.061% 0.087% 0.115% 0.168% 0.204%
Uganda % 0.101% 0.106% 0.111% 0.143% 0.203%
Zambia % 0.121% 0.107% 0.093% 0.137% 0.152%
Zimbabwe % 0.255% 0.525% 0.738% 1.05% 1.10%