DSL lines reach 73.4 million

9 Jun 2004

According to a recent report from Point Topic the total number of DSL lines in the world stood at 73.4 million at the end of March, up around 15% on the figure for end-2003. China reported the highest number of connections – 13.9 million at 31 March, having added 2.8 million in the quarter – while the USA and Japan also showed promising growth of 1.2 million and 920,000 respectively. South Korea is the leader in terms of penetration – 13.83% at the same date.