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This article contains a sortable list of countries by number of broadband Internet subscriptions and penetration rates, using data compiled by the International Telecommunication Union. The list includes figures for both fixed wired broadband subscriptions and mobile cellular subscriptions: . A dash — is shown when data for is not available. Non-country and disputed areas are shown in italics. Taiwan is listed as a sovereign country.
Go to OECD broadband statistics. All wireless broadband subscribers will be included in a forthcoming wireless broadband indicator. For most countries this has had no noticeable impact on their total numbers or penetration rates because fixed-wireless subscriptions make up only a very small portion of total broadband. There are, however, a few countries with significant fixed-wireless subscriptions that may see total figures fall or rankings shift as a result of removing the fixed-wireless subscriptions. One of the best ways to illustrate the difference between "subscriber" and "user" statistics is to consider another telecom example: the number of payphones in a country.
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