In Estonia 44.58% of cable revenues are from broadband, in Austria – 35.67%

The times when broadband Internet revenues were just an insignificant portion of the total revenue pie are long gone in some European countries, ScreenDigest says. In Estonia and Austria more than a third of all the cable industry revenues come from selling broadband Internet.

Broadband Internet revenue as a percentage of
total cable revenue
Country 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Estonia 2.87 11.00 25.18 36.83 44.58
Austria 17.77 28.13 31.26 34.67 35.67
Switzerland 5.03 12.53 20.93 28.26 32.25
Netherlands 11.42 18.66 24.96 30.16 30.63
Belgium 9.18 14.20 19.20 25.54 26.90
Norway 2.97 9.01 14.94 18.72 24.75
Portugal 2.15 7.94 13.72 19.13 23.80
Slovenia 3.54 7.37 14.20 17.96 23.09
Denmark 9.17 8.87 10.76 17.10 22.91
Finland 4.55 10.37 16.16 20.28 22.14
Czech Republic 0.00 5.08 10.35 14.12 21.15
Spain 13.85 15.84 15.17 16.36 19.79
UK 0.33 1.84 6.28 12.97 18.03
Poland 0.10 1.87 5.59 10.17 14.75
Luxembourg 0.00 0.00 0.54 3.63 13.05
Sweden 2.65 6.05 7.94 10.12 12.96
France 4.18 5.44 7.01 8.72 10.42
Israel 0.00 0.00 1.82 6.60 10.28
Hungary 0.71 3.87 4.40 4.40 5.61
Ireland 0.00 0.03 0.58 1.61 2.71
Romania 0.17 0.99 1.26 1.10 2.61
Germany 0.00 0.04 0.21 0.39 0.56
Italy 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Source: Screen Digest