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The main focus of this report is on the broadband speed forecast (within the subscriptions and revenue forecast). Ovum forecasts a healthy global broadband market through 2023. Subscriptions and revenue will grow with a CAGR of 3% (2018–23) on a global aggregate basis.


  • Fixed broadband will be a major revenue generator for service providers in 2023.
  • Operators offer higher broadband speeds in response to consumer demand, mobile threat.

Features and Benefits

  • Accompanies the consumer fixed broadband subscriptions forecast and explains the growing broadband speed phenomenon.
  • Explains the drivers and inhibitors behind growing fixed broadband speeds.
  • Shows the correlation between household penetration and growth in major regions.

Key questions answered

  • What proportion of the consumer fixed broadband base will have speed of 100Mbps+ by 2023?
  • How will growth of fixed broadband speeds vary by region?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Consumer Broadband Subscriptions Forecast Report: 2018–23