(From Government News Network (Was Hermes-Government Press Releases))
] NATIONAL STATISTICS intc 20 December 2005 INTERNET CONNECTIVITY OCTOBER 2005
Coverage United Kingdom Theme The Economy
The latest monthly update to the survey of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) shows that in October 2005, broadband1 connections formed 58.9 per cent of all Internet connections, up from 57.3 per cent in September 2005.
The index of all connections showed that between October 2004 and October 2005 there was a 5.6 per cent increase in the total number of active subscriptions to the Internet. The index increased by 0.6 per cent between September and October 2005.
Dial-up connections continued to decline and now account for 41.1 per cent of all Internet connections.
Broadband and dial-up Internet connections In October 2005, the indices of active subscriptions for dial-up and broadband connections were 60.9 and 11224 respectively, when compared to their base of 100 in …