Top countries by broadband population: Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands
In Q4 2006, Denmark is the country with the highest population penetration of broadband services. By the end of the year, the country had a population penetration rate of 32.04% and has remained the top of the rank since the Q2 2006. As compared to previous quarter, an increase of 1.7% was reported. Iceland, scoring a 30.1% penetration, beat the Netherlands (30.0%) to claim second place by a fractional 0.16%. South Korea is in fourth place, failing to increase its broadband market, resulting in a drop in the penetration rankings. Apart from Hong Kong and Canada, the rest of the “Top Ten” is dominated by Western European countries, Point Topic says.