Portugal broadband overview

Point Topic provides comprehensive broadband statistics and operator profiles for Portugal

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 Portugal at the end of Q4 2013.

Portugal broadband summary

There were 2.55 million fixed broadband subscribers in Portugal at the end of Q4 2013. The annual growth rate was 6.07% while population penetration had reached 23.74%.

Portugal - Total Broadband & GrowthFigure 1: Portugal fixed broadband subscriber numbers, growth and population penetration

Portugal broadband growth comparison

The Portuguese fixed broadband market grew by 6.07 % in 2013, just above the European growth rate. The growth rate in the country is still healthy but not as high as previous years as population penetration approaches the plateau stage.

 Portugal broadband growth comparisonFigure 2: Portugal fixed broadband annual growth comparison

Portugal ISP market shares

Portugal Telecom is the largest ISP in the country with a market share of 50.8%. Zon Optimus also a significant player with 36.2% of the market while Cabovisao is some way behind in third place with 6.1%.

Portugal - Operator Retail Market Share Q4 2013Figure 3: Portugal 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 Portugal 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 toby.french@point-topic.com for more details.