Total number of active connections in Belgium (3.448.810) increased by 0,91%.
During the third quarter of 2011, the number of residential connections grew to 2.801.269, which represents an increase of 1,02% compared with the previous quarter.
On the business market, there has been an increase of 0,42% compared to the previous quarter, to a total number of 647.541 lines.
The growth of the number of broadband connections, however, is slowing. Compared to the third quarter of 2010 the net number of new broadband connections has decreased by 37%. This number also decreased in the second quarter.
Broadband connections represent 98,8% of the total number of residential connections and 99,7% of the total number of business connections.