24.07.2013

Finland leads wireless connectivity in OECD

Finland has 106.5 wireless broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants, according to OECD data.

Finland has the highest level of wireless connectivity in the OECD with 106.5 wireless broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants. The total number of wireless subscriptions in Finland is 5.766 million.

From the 106.5 wireless broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants, 88.0 consist of dedicated mobile data subscriptions, 18.3 are standard mobile broadband subscriptions, and 0.2 are terrestrial fixed wireless. The OECD average is 62.84 wireless broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants.

Fixed broadband

For fixed broadband connectivity Finland is ranked 14th in the OECD with 30.4 fixed broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants. This amounts to 1.66 million subscriptions. In terms of technology, 19.9 of the fixed broadband subscriptions are DSL, 5.4 are cable, 0.8 are fibre/LAN, and 4.3 are other. The OECD average is 26.3.

OECD’s statistics are based on data for December 2012. OECD has been reporting on the internet connectivity of its 34 member countries since 2009.


Source: OECD