Mr Wicks said the fixed broadband
Internet service allowed for reliable connectivity, faster downloads and uploads and streamlining of content.
Its market share has been rising over the past five years whereas HFC and FTTH each constitute for a very low market share of the overall fixed broadband
market.Increased Smartphone adoption, internet penetration, and digital awareness due to adoption of 3G and 4G services are drivers for e-commerce adoption.
Muscat: The Sultanate's fixed broadband
internet subscription surged by 5.5 per cent to 368,046 in the first two months of 2018.
A retail partnership was signed with Orange to address the fixed broadband
market in European countries where the Group has a retail presence, and a distribution partnership was inked with Thales to serve the government connectivity services market.
The group has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 49 more, and fixed broadband
operations in 19 markets.
This ranking is in terms of mobile internet speeds in the country, but when it comes to fixed broadband
internet speeds, India is at the 76th position.
The move followed joint research by the ASA and Ofcom that found current adverts for fixed broadband
are likely to confuse and mislead customers.
subscriptions including DSL, fixed wireless (WiMax), FTTx and other fixed lines decreased to reach around 3.06 million subscriptions at the end of Q2 2016.
The combined business of 3 Italia and WIND will have over 31 million mobile customers and 2.8 million fixed line customers (of which 2.5 million are fixed broadband
Indias fixed broadband
market remains underdeveloped in India, mainly due to the dominance of the mobile platform and an unwillingness by operators to invest in fixed broadband
Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 56 more, and fixed broadband
operations in 17 markets.
One of BRG's key findings is that consumers of mobile and fixed broadband
services in the Kingdom of Bahrain were at least BD74 Million better-off in 2014 than they were in 2008.