Broadband infrastructure

A connection is the physical connection point that allows a user to access the operators' telecommunication network and thus the services they offer. In table IF2, connections permitting the new types of telecommunications are developing rapidly (for example: access by WLAN, fibre connections or vDSL connections).

Other connections deployed by the TSP (Table IF2)
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Connections with DSL equipment 2'206'088 2'328'658 2'408'032 2'560'907 a)
Number of aDSL connections 125'564 104'867 85'963 115'788 a)
Number of sDSL connections 84  25  23 4 a)
Number of hDSL connections 0 0 a)
Number of SHDSL connections 253 253 250 4'090 a)
Number of vDSL connections 1'603'618 1'585'353 1'547'394 1'498'501 a)
Number of DSL connections / other 476'569 638'160 774'402 942'524 a)
Number of FTTH connections (Fibre to the Home) 413'868 616'831 936'955 1'204'328 1'345'122
Number of FTTB connections (Fibre to the Building) 67'481 98'274 96'070 156'644 a)
Number of optical fibre connections (FTTB, FTTC, FTTS) b) b) b) b) 2'825'427
Number of CATV connections 2'183'386 1'993'612 1'943'872 1'893'330 1'744'073
Note:
a) This information has no longer been collected since 2018.
b) This information was not collected before 2018.

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Last modification 20.04.2020

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