Global DSL subscriber count tops 200 million

Posted by Wolfgang Gruener

More than 200 million people worldwide are connected to the Internet via a DSL connection the DSL Forum announced today. 43.4 million or more than 20% of all DSL subscribers are located in China.

Second in the ranking is the U.S. with 27.5 million subscribers, followed by Germany with 15.7 million, France with 14.6 million and Japan with 14.3 million.  

According to the DSL Forum, DSL technology holds a 65% market share among broadband access technologies.