2020 Reports Optical Communication

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The need for fiber Bandwidth needs are growing exponentially

The statistic shows the average global internet connection speed. In the first quarter of 2017, the measured average global IPv4 internet connection speed was 7.2 Mbps, up from 7 Mbps in the preceding quarter. As of that period, South Korea ranked first in terms of the highest average internet connection speed which was almost four times as fast as the global average.




Worldwide broadband speed league 2018

Per Cable.co.uk and M-Lab (2017/18)[2]





FTTX SUBSCRIBERS NOW AND IN 2021

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IDATE DigiWorld has released the latest issue of its World FTTx database, which is part of its ongoing service covering the ultra-fast broadband market. It provides key data on this market across the globe, covering more than 70 countries and more than 150 key players, and providing forecasts up to 2021.


Jean-Luc Lemmens, Head of the telecom unit at IDATE DigiWorld, notes “growth perspectives remain still high when Superfast technologies represented 48% of broadband access subscriptions in June 2017, 9 points more than a year before.”