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Optic Fibre Surpasses 100,000 Internet Users

Ljubljana, 20 December (STA) - The number of Slovenian internet users on optic fibre networks rose by 16% in the third quarter of 2013 to over 100,000. While the share of optic fibre connections is rising, xDSL remains the most popular choice.

Indeed, xDSL connections still make up for nearly 50% of all broadband connections in the country. Cable is second with 29%, followed by fibre optic connections with a 19% share.

The Agency for Post and Electronic Communications (APEK) has reported that T-2 holds the biggest market share in optic fibre connections at 50.1%, while Telekom Slovenije holds 36.7% and Amis 9.1%.

The number of all broadband internet connections in Slovenia stood at 524,000 at the end of the third quarter, marking a 3% increase on the same period last year. A total of 86% of the connections are held by households.

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