567 mln broadband subscribers worldwide by 2011

By 2011, total worldwide broadband subscribers will number 567 mln, almost double the current 285 mln subscriber base, In-Stat says. DSL and cable modem services are the top access technologies, providing 92% of worldwide broadband connections. By 2011, worldwide DSL subscribers will account for 58% of all worldwide broadband connections. By 2011, there will be over 55 mln households using a Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) architecture to provide broadband access.