Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) rose to 14.8% in Costa Rica in 2017

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) (%)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Costa Rica | December 31, 2018
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Fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population reached 14.8 % in 2017 in Costa Rica, according to World Bank. This is 15.4 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Costa Rica reached an all time high of 14.8 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 2000. When compared to Costa Rica's main peers, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Honduras amounted to 2.70 %, 3.33 % in Nicaragua and 11.0 % in Panama in 2017.

Costa Rica has been ranked 64th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population, 9 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
Belize % 3.07% 3.09% 3.00% 2.94% 5.05% ...
Colombia % 7.12% 8.28% 9.44% 10.4% 11.3%
Costa Rica % 8.87% 9.36% 10.0% 10.5% 11.3%
El Salvador % 3.30% 3.86% 4.51% 5.04% 5.55%
Guatemala % ... 1.86% 2.29% 2.75% 2.86% ...
Honduras % 0.738% 0.774% 0.856% 1.93% 2.37%
Mexico % 9.70% 10.9% 10.5% 10.6% 11.9%
Nicaragua % 1.44% 1.70% 2.18% 1.82% 1.88%
Panama % 7.57% 7.77% 7.99% 7.95% 8.00%
USA % 28.1% 29.2% 30.1% 30.5% 31.7%