High Speed Services for Internet Access (As of 12/31/06)
We summarize here information from the fifteenth semi-annual data collection, thereby presenting a snapshot of subscribership as of December 31, 2006.
High-speed lines connecting homes and businesses to the Internet increased by 27% during the second half of 2006, from 65.0 million to 82.5 million lines in service, following a 27% increase, from 51.2 million to 65.0 million lines, during the first half of 2006. For the full twelve month period ending December 31, 2006, highspeed lines increased by 61% (or 31.3 million lines). The presence of high-speed service subscribers was reported in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands.