(From Government News Network (Was Hermes-Government Press Releases))
] NATIONAL STATISTICS INTERNET 20 January 2006 INTERNET CONNECTIVITY NOVEMBER 2005
Coverage United Kingdom Theme The Economy
The latest monthly update to the survey of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) shows that in November 2005, broadband1 connections formed 60.5 per cent of all Internet connections, up from 59 per cent in October 2005.
The index of all connections showed that between November 2004 and November 2005 there was a 5.7 per cent increase in the total number of active subscriptions to the Internet. The index increased by 0.6 per cent between October and November 2005.
Dial-up connections continued to decline and now account for 39.5 per cent of all Internet connections.
Broadband and dial-up Internet connections In November 2005, the indices of active subscriptions for dial-up and broadband connections were 58.9 and 11601 respectively, when compared to their base of 100 in January 2001.
Broadband connections …