Penetration rate

Broadband penetration in OECD countries (per 100 inhabitants, 2021)

OCDE BB penetration 4Q2021

Switzerland has a very high-performance broadband infrastructure. The economy as a whole benefits from competition between different infrastructures and services, as it gives consumers greater choice.

Switzerland has a high number of fixed-network broadband subscribers. With 48.4% of the Swiss population having a broadband internet connection by the end of 2021, Switzerland consolidate the country's top-ranking position in an OECD-wide comparison. It remains ahead of France (46.1%), Norway (44.9%) and Denmark (44.6%). In the same period, the average for OECD countries was 34.4%, while that of EU countries was 37.2% (July 2021).


Evolution of broadband connections in OECD countries. Top 7 leading countries, 2006-2021 (per 100 inhabitants)

OCDE BB penetration Top 7 4Q2021

Last modification 05.08.2022

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