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Broadband Internet access is one of the first services where there has been a convergence between communications platforms built for different purposes. Networks originally built for cable television and circuit switched telephony can both provide broadband Internet access. Both platforms need to be appropriately upgraded but this is happening apace across many OECD countries.
Table of contents :
Cable television network availability and subscribers
Cable Modem Subscribers
Cable television ownership
Take-up of Cable Services
Review of cable performance by country :
Australia, Austria , Belgium, Canada , Czech Republic, Denmark , Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States.