Broadband prices worldwide fell 22% in 3 years

Point Topic looked at the monthly cost of entry-level ADSL services from 18 companies in Europe, the US and Asia towards the end of last year, compared to the situation in 2001. Overall, the cost of broadband fell by 22% worldwide over the past three years. It found that 2003 was a good year for consumers, with competition driving down the cost of a high-speed net connection over the phone line via ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line).