Rogaland has the fastest broadband

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The rapid increase in fixed broadband capacity continues. Rogaland still has the highest broadband speed in the country, with 62 per cent of private broadband subscriptions at 32 Mbit/s or higher.

The number of private broadband subscriptions with fixed access in Norway, including Svalbard, was 1 905 000 at the end of the 4th quarter of 2015. Compared to the same quarter last year, this is an increase of 60 000 subscriptions.

The increase in private broadband capacity continues

The average transmission capacity for fixed private broadband has increased from 33.3 to 34.6 Mbit/s since the previous quarter. At the same time, the median value has increased to 24.9 Mbit/s from 24.4 in the previous quarter. One year ago, the average transmission capacity was 28.3 Mbit/s and the median value was 20.4 Mbit/s.

The average transmission capacity for fixed business broadband has increased to 21.6 from 20.4 Mbit/s in the previous quarter. At the same time, the median value increased to 11.2 Mbit/s compared to 10.4 in the previous quarter.

Private broadband subscriptions with a capacity of more than 32 Mbit/s total 38 per cent. Among business broadband subscriptions, 15 per cent have this capacity.

Slow increase in penetration rates

In total, the calculated broadband penetration rate in the 3rd quarter 2015 is 81.1 per cent, compared to 80.1 per cent in the pervious quarter. The figure for private broadband subscriptions per 100 households varies between 87 per cent in the county of Oslo and 70 per cent in the county of Finnmark.

 

Source: SSB / Norway Today

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