Broadband Subscribers in North and Latin America, 2015-2025

The number of broadband subscribers in North and Latin America reached 185 million by the end of 2015. According to our forecasts, the total number of broadband subscribers in the region will increase at a modest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.8% from 2015 to 2025, reaching 222 million by 2025.

Cable modem, as the dominant technology with 81 million subscribers and 44% market share in 2015, will lose 1 million subscribers and nearly 8% market share by 2025 due to stiff competition with OTT content providers and telco operators providing fiber optic services.

FTTx  including FTTC, FTTB and FTTH will be the second largest technology in the region by 2025  approaching 60 million connections with a healthy annual growth rate of  8.6%.

xDSL as the second largest popular technology in the region in 2015,  will grow at a compound annual growth rate of .7% in the next decade to 77 million connections, counting almost 35% of the total broadband market in the region.

Other technologies including Satellite and WiMAX with 5 million connection in 2015 will lose almost 1 million connection by 2025 due to wider availability of xDSL, FTTx and Cable modem.

Countries covered in the region:

Quantum-Web collects the main KPIs of broadband subscribers in 106 countries on a quarterly basis. To find out more about our quarterly Statistics and Forecasts practice, please contact Andrea Riddling on + 44 (0)20 3286 9570 ( or ask for a sample here.