3. Broadband services

Development of broadband services

Finland, Estonia and Denmark had the highest numbers of total broadband subscriptions recalculated per capita in 2021. This indicator includes fixed and mobile broadband subscription as well.

Iceland held a leading position talking about fixed broadband subscriptions per household as well as broadband subscriptions with data download speeds of 30, 100 Mbps and 1 Gbps per household.

The share of fiber subscriptions of all fixed broadband subscriptions was highest in Lithuania and Sweden at 78 percent followed by Iceland with 75 percent in 2021.

When combining fiber and cable subscriptions per capita, Norway, Sweden and Denmark had the highest penetration rate with relatively 0,39; 0,38 and 0,35. The combined penetration rate for cable and fiber was increasing in all countries, mostly due to growth in fiber subscriptions.