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DSL and Cable Modem Subscribers - U.S.
TIA 2005 DSL and Cable Market Review

TIA 2005 Telecommunications Market Review and Forecast - U.S. DSL and Cable Modem Subscribers

Telecommunications Industry Assocation
* Graphic courtesy Telecommunications Industry Association (original URL: http://www.tiaonline.org/media/press_releases/index.cfm?parelease=05-18)

In 2001, about 5 million households in the United States subscribed to either cable modem or DSL Internet service. Since that time, broadband has rapidly gained in popularity, as illustrated in the chart above.

DSL and cable together represent approximately 90% of the total broadband market in the U.S. As illustrated in the chart, cable modem technology has consistency led DSL in number of subscribers.

The USA possesses more broadband Internet subscribers than any other country. However, the People's Republic of China may surpass the U.S. as soon as the year 2007.

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