7% of all broadband Norwegians use VOIP

France is the largest market for VoIP in Europe, with 1.2 mln subscribers by the end of Q1 2005. Most of these lines are provisioned by Free and Neuf, using a plug and play set top box. Incumbent France Telecom has responded with its own service, and reported 144,000 subscribers at the end of 2004. Norway also has a dynamic VoIP market, spearheaded by Telio. Telio targets the first line market, and had 50,000 subscribers by Q1 2005 (a penetration of around 7% of all broadband lines in Norway), Point Topic says.