The total number of active Internet connections in Belgium (3.700.603) increased by 0.76% in the second quarter of 2013.
The number of residential connections grew to a total of 3.023.252 connections in Belgium. This represents an increase of 0.95% over the second quarter. For the first time the residential market crossed the level of 3 million connections in Belgium.
In the business market the number of Internet connections has been reduced with 531 to 677.351 lines, which represents a decrease of 0.08% over the previous quarter. The total number of dial-up connections dropped further from 357 to 341.
In the second quarter of 2013 there is a net growth of 27.893 connections compared to Q1 – 2013, which is mainly due to the 28.440 new broadband lines in the residential segment.