New Zealand topped all countries in broadband growth in a recent survey. The US remained in 15th place in broadband penetration worldwide.
More than 700 million people subscribe to mobile broadband plans worldwide, according to a recent survey. The United States dropped to 8th place in wireless broadband penetration in June 2012, passed by a surging Australia.
Mobile devices will dominate desktops by 2017, according to predictions by Cisco. While desktop PC traffic now dominates non-PC traffic, the situation will reverse by 2017.
The United States passed Japan in wireless broadband penetration for the first time in the fourth quarter of 2012, in a recent survey. Finland tops all countries in wireless broadband with 106% penetration.
Mexico was tops in broadband penetration growth in a recent survey. Switzerland topped all countries in broadband penetration with 43.4% penetration per 100 inhabitants. Meanwhile the US remained stuck in 15th place in broadband penetration, relying mainly on cable subscribers while the top countries had 57.3% DSL subscribers.