The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has placed Chile as the sixth fastest growing fiber optic network

There are 38 members in the organization and our territories top the ranking along with Belgium, Austria, Israel, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has highlighted Chile as the sixth country with the highest growth in fiber optic connections during 2020, According to the report, yesterday it gave its update on broadband usage statistics.

Our lands are laid After Belgium, Austria, Israel, Ireland and the United Kingdom, As only members of the organization whoThey increased their fiber optic connections by more than 50% last year, It is important that this technology replaces ADSL links – a mixture of copper with fibres -.

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The latest update to the OECD Broadband Portal notes that optical fiber exceeds 30% of fixed broadband subscriptions in 38 OECD member countries, compared to 12% a decade ago, and is by far the fastest growing broadband technology with 14% more subscriptions in 2020 compared to 2019, with a 5% increase in total fixed bandwidth for domain subscriptions.

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Communications, Francisco Moreno, emphasized that the OECD report is an important support for the promotion of new deployments of high-speed networks in the country.

“We will continue to deploy roads with the aim of deploying 5G and digitizing the national territory. Better communications will enable major leaps in the quality of life for our families, Promoting telework, tele-education and telemedicine as well as allowing the strengthening of the digital economy and encouraging the creation of applications and start-ups.”

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The OECD also highlighted Chile as one of the countries with the highest consumption of mobile data per user in 2020. Finland tops the list with a total of 31 GB monthly subscription, followed by Austria (25.8 GB), Latvia (23 GB), Lithuania (20.5 GB), Iceland (16.7 GB), Estonia (16 GB), Chile (12.8 GB) and Sweden (12 gigabytes).

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