The total number of active Internet connections in Belgium (3.672.710) increased by 1,07% in the first quarter of 2013.
The number of residential connections grew to a total of 2.994.812 connections in Belgium. This represents an increase of 1,21% over the first quarter.
In the business market the number of Internet connections grew to 677.898, which represents a growth of 0.44% over the previous quarter. The total number of dialup connections dropped to 357 and therefore becomes insignificant.
In the first quarter of 2013 there is a net growth of 38.706 connections compared to Q4 – 2012, which is mainly due to the 38.764 new broadband lines, of which the majority (92%) in the residential segment.