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Infrastructure, fixed: Broadband subscriptions in 2001-2005

Year DSL
subscriptions
Cable
modems
Other
2001 61,467 .. ..
2002 183,482 54,000 ..
2003 379,305 87,304 5,491
2004 665,760 113,124 6,575
2005 1,047,811 155,364 7,392

1 E.g. WLAN and PLC
Source in 2001: Ministry of Transport and Communications.

The figure contains the xDSL connections supplied by telecommunications operators to individual end users and housing corporations (85,800 in 2005) as well as shared xDSL connections to real estate. The total number in the table excludes the broadband connections which housing corporations have divided between end users, that is, xDSL subscriptions of housing corporations broken down to the end user level.

The transmission speed of 29 per cent of the subscriptions was 2 Mbps or higher; 19 per cent had a transmission speed of at least 2 Mbps but under 8 Mbps, and ten per cent of the subscriptions had a transmission speed of 8 Mbps or higher.

At the end of 2005, 81 per cent of the xDSL subscriptions supplied to end users and real estate were used by households while 19 per cent were in business use.


Last updated 1.6.2006

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Telecommunications [e-publication].
2005, Infrastructure, fixed: Broadband subscriptions in 2001-2005 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 9.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tvie/2005/tvie_2005_2006-06-01_tau_006_en.html