Fiberglass share in the Netherlands is growing at 14 percent




The market share of fiber is almost 14 percent on the Dutch broadband market, according to Telecompaper. Both the number of connections via optical fiber and cable as over DSL is still growing in the Netherlands.

A year ago, the market share of fiber currently 11.3 percent, but has now risen to 13.9 percent. The percentage of subscribers in the Netherlands have broadband via cable, dropped to 45.9 percent and DSL has a market share of 40.2. The number of Internet subscribers to decline cable, grew still light and the number of DSL customers grew still 0.3 percentage points. KPN is by far the leader in fiberglass. The company also wants its fiber network to expand , but not by connecting households directly, but by connecting more district cabinets and mobile masts.

In the first quarter of 2016, the number of exit via fiber by 5 percent, making the end of March reached the milestone of one million subscribers, figured Telecompaper. The agency came to the previous measurement , the last quarter of 2015, still a total of 947,000 fiber subscribers. ACM arrived at his Telecom Monitor about the end of 2015 a number of 894,000 fiber connections.

Telecompaper expects to continue to grow the number of connections on optical fiber and cable and can compensate for a forthcoming decrease in DSL. Last week, the site is known which is now one in three Dutch households has access to the Internet via fiber optic cables.


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