OECD: number of fixed broadband subscriptions 2018

As of December 2018, it was reported that the United States had the highest number of fixed-line broadband subscriptions among OECD member states. During the measured period, it was found that there were around 110.78 million fixed-line broadband subscriptions in the United States. Japan ranked second with approximately 40.07 million subscriptions.

Number of fixed broadband subscriptions in OECD countries as of December 2018

Number of subscriptions in millions
United States 110.78
Japan 40.07
Germany 34.15
France 29.1
United Kingdom 26.29
Korea 21.29
Mexico 18.48
Italy 17.06
Spain 14.96
Canada 14.32
Turkey 13.41
Australia 7.67
Netherlands 7.41
Poland 7.76
Colombia 6.68
Belgium 4.5
Switzerland 3.99
Sweden 3.97
Greece 3.96
Portugal 3.78
Czech Republic 3.2
Chile 3.25
Hungary 3.08
Denmark 2.51
Austria 2.52
Israel 2.43
Norway 2.21
Finland 1.74
New Zealand 1.66
Slovak Republic 1.51
Ireland 1.43
Lithuania 0.79
Slovenia 0.61
Latvia 0.53
Estonia 0.42
Luxembourg 0.22
Iceland 0.14
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Release date

July 2019



Survey time period

December 2018

Supplementary notes

Australia: Data reported for December 2018 and onwards is being collected by a new entity using a different methodology.
Figures reported from December 2018 comprise a series break and are incomparable with previous data for any broadband measures Australia reports to the OECD.
Data for Canada, Switzerland and United States are preliminary.

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