Poster "Households using Internet connection, 2006-2009"

 Households using Internet connection, 2006-2009Key messages

  • Territorial patterns of broadband access and penetration are mainly dependent of national policies and infrastructure projects.
  • Regions with higher broadband penetration are mostly located in the Nordic countries and the Netherlands.
  • Capital regions show strong performance compared to other regions of the same country.
  • South-Eastern regions in Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Cyprus and some parts of Spain show a rather consistent lag when compared to regions in North-West Europe.
  • There is no linear relationship between broadband penetration and a region’s development stage.

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