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This accompanies the Consumer Broadband Subscriptions and Revenue Forecast, 2017–22. Ovum explains that consumer subscriptions will grow to 996 million in 2022.


  • A huge migration to higher broadband speed tiers is underway in most countries, as service providers strive to keep their customers happy with faster broadband speed tiers. Seventy-one percent will subscribe to 30Mbps and above in 2022, and 40% with 100Mbps and above.
  • Gigabit deployments grab the headlines but will be 7% of the total by 2022. The share will surpass the 10% mark for many countries, including South Korea, Japan, Sweden, Singapore, Hong Kong, New Zealand, and the US, by 2022.

Features and Benefits

  • Explains the new consumer fixed broadband forecast, 2017–22.
  • Highlights the growth trends in fixed broadband subscriptions and revenues.
  • Explains which broadband speed tiers will see growth in subscriptions and to what extent.

Key questions answered

  • What are the highlights of the consumer broadband forecast?
  • How fast are broadband subscriptions and revenues rising and in which regions?
  • What is the share of broadband speed tiers for each country and region?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: 5 Key Takeaways from the Consumer Broadband Subscription and Revenue Forecast, 2017–22