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Retail switched access lines subscriptions in United States: Diminution in 2017

Internet subscribers decreased by 19.1% in comparison to the prior year, new data from U.S. Federal Communications Commission indicate. It's new all-time minimum since 2009 as the indicator fell by 10 353 thousands, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it went down by 16.03%. United States saw a fall of 65.45% in internet subscribers over the past 9 years. Moreover, it has attained a drop at a 0.12 percent compound average annual growth rate during the last 5 years with a negligible overall decrease since the start of time series. It averaged 85 351.11 thousands from 2009 to 2017 and it attained its maximum of 126 949 thousands in 2009.

Retail switched access lines subscriptions in United States: Diminution in 2017
Date Thousands Variation
2017 43 865.00 -19.1
2016 54 218.00 -16.03
2015 64 572.00 -11.06
2014 72 605.00 -14.86
2013 85 280.00 -11.29
2012 96 138.00 -9.86
2011 106 649.00 -9.53
2010 117 884.00 -7.14
2009 126 949.00 N/A

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Main Internet Services Indicators

  • Internet Penetration

    Number of internet subscriptions, usually measured per 100 inhabitants. The penetration rate measures a product's degree of adoption among the population. Based on: Eurostat.

  • Internet Use Frequency

  • Digital Inclusion

  • Internet Subscribers

    Subscriptions giving access to the public Internet (TCP/IP connection). The statistic is measured irrespective of the type or speed of access, the type of device used to access the Internet, or the method of payment. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Internet Revenue

    Revenue generated by the supply of internet access, usually expressed in millions of national currency.

  • Internet Services Expenditure

    Total direct household expenditure on internet services, usually expressed in million or billion of national currency.

  • International Internet Bandwidth

    Maximum quantity of data transmission from a country to the rest of the world. It consists of the addition of the capacity of all international data lines from a country toward others, usually measured in megabits per second (mbps) or in gigabits per second (gbps). Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Broadband Subscribers

    Subscriptions to high-speed access to the public internet (TCP/IP connection). This statistic is measured irrespective of the method of payment. It excludes subscribers that have access to data communications (including the Internet) via mobile-cellular networks. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Broadband Penetration

    Number of broadband subscriptions, usually measured per 100 inhabitants. It measures the degree of adoption of broadband internet among the population. Broadband internet access consists of high-speed access to the public internet (TCP/IP connection). Based on: Eurostat.