The total number of active Internet connections in Belgium (3,595,747) increased by 1.02% in the third quarter of 2012.
The number of residential connections grew by 29,076 lines to a total of 2,921,302 connections in Belgium. This represents an increase of 1.01% over the previous quarter.
In the business market the number of Internet connections grew by 7,082 new lines to 674,445, which represents a growth of 1.06% over the previous quarter.
Both for the consumer and business markets there are almost no more ISPs that offer the older « dialup » connections, as a result of which 99.97% of the of the connections are broadband connections.