The number of people using the internet has surged over the past year, with more than one million people coming online for the first time each day since January There are 5. There are 4. There are 3. GSMA Intelligence.
World Internet Users Statistics and World Population Stats
While internet service usage is only up a point over the past 5 years, the type of service used is changing. Earlier figures from LRG indicated that the broadband subscriber market surpassed the pay-TV subscriber market in size during Q2 Along with growing use of broadband, a significantly higher share of adults are now using smartphones to access the internet. About two-thirds of US households now have internet service at home and also access the internet via smartphone.
List of countries by number of broadband Internet subscriptions
This article contains a sortable list of countries by number of broadband Internet subscriptions and penetration rates, using data compiled by the International Telecommunication Union. The list includes figures for both fixed wired broadband subscriptions and mobile cellular subscriptions: . A dash — is shown when data for is not available. Non-country and disputed areas are shown in italics. Taiwan is listed as a sovereign country.
Global Internet usage refers to the number of people who use the Internet worldwide , which can be displayed using tables, charts, maps and articles which contain more detailed information on a wide range of usage measures. In , the International Telecommunication Union estimated about 3. Of them, about 2 billion would be from developing countries, including 89 million from least developed countries. It covers 86 countries as of , the latest year for which the index has been compiled. The Carna Botnet was a botnet of , devices created by hackers to measure the extent of the Internet in what the creators called the "Internet Census of ".