Slovakia Has 807 ISPs Serving 1.3 mln Fixed Broadband Users

At the end of 2015, there were 807 providers of fixed broadband internet in Slovakia supplying 1.3 million users, according to statistics from regulator RU.

It said 458,000 of them connected to the internet via NGA networks, which is a year-on-year increase of 16 percent. NGA replaced DSL as the leading access technology, with VDSL included in NGA.

DSL (excluding VDSL) recorded a year-on-year decrease of 1 percent to 448,000 users. Within NGA, 181,000 users were connected via FTTB, which is a year-on-year increase of 16 percent.

FTTH users increased by 4 percent to 157,000. Cable modem (a technology older than DOCSIS 3.0, i. e. not included in NGA) was used by 74,000 people, which is a year-on-year decrease of 3 percent, but an NGA cable modem was used by 84,000 users, which is a year-on-year increase of 15 percent.

Source: Telecompaper
CATEGORY: Slovakia

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