4.2 mln Internet users signed up for fiber in Q1 2008

Fiber providers added 4.2 mln customers in Q1 2008, while 2.5 mln customers signed up for cable modems, according to Point Topic. The bulk of the new fiber subscribers are in China, where 2.5 mln signed up, for a total of 16.7 mln. US is in #4 place after Japan and Korea. Point Topic counted 303,000 new US fiber customers, for a total of 2.6 mln.