France broadband overview

Point Topic provides comprehensive broadband statistics for France

Point Topic updates its database of broadband subscriber numbers at country, region, operator and technology level every 3 months. In this free report, we provide an overview of the broadband market in France at the end of Q4 2013.

France broadband summary

There were 24.9 million fixed broadband subscribers in France at the end of Q4 2013. Annual growth had slowed to 4.01% which was not surprising given that population penetration stood at a healthy 39.02%.

France - Total Broadband & GrowthFigure 1: Broadband subscriber numbers, growth and penetration in France to Q4 2013

France broadband growth comparison

The French fixed broadband market is a mature one with high penetration and decreasing growth in recent years. The market grew by a modest 4.01% in 2013, below the average growth rates for all global regions.

France broadband growth comparisonFigure 2: France annual broadband growth comparison

France ISP market shares

The French fixed broadband market is competitive with France Telecom being the largest ISP with a market share of 40.5%. Iliad and SFR also figure strongly with shares of 22.6% and 20.9% respectively. Bouygues Telecom and  Numericable also make the top 5 with shares of 8.1% and 4.2%.

France - Operator Retail Market Share Q4 2013Figure 3: France ISP market shares in Q4 2013

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This sample report takes data from Point Topic’s Global Broadband Statistics service. Subscribers have access to more recent and in-depth data for France and 110 other countries. The service is updated every 3 months to include all the latest information. Telephone +44 (0)20 3301 3303 or e-mail oliver.johnson@point-topic.com for more details.

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