Point Topic put the number of broadband subscribers worldwide at 281.3 mln as at end 2006. This represents growth of 31% for the year. The top ten list of broadband countries shows little change although China continues to close the gap on the US, down to 5.4 mln from 8.6 mln a year ago, after adding more than 14 mln lines in 2006.
|Top broadband countries in Q4 2006|
|Country||Q4 2005||Q4 2006|
|Source: Point Topic|