FCC: Web Speeds, VoIP both Up

June 26, 2014
According to two reports just released by the FCC on Internet access service connections and local telephone services, Internet downstream ...
According to two reports just released by the FCC on Internet access service connections and local telephone services, Internet downstream speeds and VoIP connections both increased significantly in the last year.

Among the findings:

  • The number of connections with downstream speeds of at least 10 Mbps increased by 118% over June 2012, to 103 million connections, including 58 million fixed connections and 45 million mobile connections.
  • The number of mobile Internet subscriptions with speeds greater than 200 kbps in at least one direction grew to 181 million, up 18% from June 2012.
  • In voice services, there were 90 million end-user switched access lines in service, 45 million interconnected VoIP subscriptions, and 306 million mobile voice subscriptions, or 441 million retail local telephone service connections in total as of June 30, 2013.
  • Over the three years between June 2010 and June 2013, interconnected VoIP subscriptions increased at a compound growth rate of 16%, mobile voice subscriptions increased at a compound annual growth rate of 3%, and retail switched access lines declined at 10% a year.
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