Quarterly Broadband Monitoring Service
United Kingdom's fixed broadband market registered a double-digit revenue increase of 15% YoY in 2012, to around EUR 6.6bn - faster than what was recorded a year ago at 7% YoY. The growth is significant considering the almost stagnant UK economy during the year (2012 growth at 0.1%). This improvement is due to higher growth in xDSL subscription brought by attractive bundling offers as well as cable modem’s improvement in ARPU thanks to subscription upgrades.
It is expected that the UK fixed broadband market will continue to grow, thanks to decreasing tariffs as competition heats up to attract more subscribers. From 2012 to 2017, it is expected that xDSL connections will grow at around 2.7% CAAGR, while cable modem is expected to expand at 3.3% CAAGR during the same period.