Japan: 10.52 Million FTTH Customers Versus 13.48 million DSL customers (and dropping)
Japan continues to lose DSL subscribers as the nation embraces fiber-to-the-home connectivity. The nation's total number of fiber connections grew by 818,221 to 10.52 million, according to the country’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC). The total number of DSL subscriptions fell by 310,955 during the quarter to 13.48 million. There are 3.75 million cable broadband subscribers in Japan, and 27.76 million broadband subscribers total.