Fixed broadband Internet refers to high-speed connectivity for public use of at least 256 Kbit/s or more in one or both directions (downloading and uploading). It includes cable modem Internet connections, DSL Internet connections of at least 256 Kbit/s or higher, fibre and other fixed broadband technology connections (such as satellite broadband Internet, Ethernet LANs, fixed-wireless access, Wireless Local Area Network, WiMAX, etc.). Private Internet connectivity within educational institutions via mobile phone networks is excluded.
Statistical unit of the Ministry of Education or, alternatively, national statistical office.
Adapted from Revisions and Additions to the Core List of ICT Indicators – Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development.