Europe is Increasingly Online but Citizens are Concerned About Bandwidth Speed and Cost


Eurobarometer Six of ten households in the European Union (EU) have broadband Internet access at home, and almost half of EU citizens have a mobile Internet subscription, however slow bandwidth speed and high costs are still a problem for many. According to a new Eurobarometer survey on electronic communications services in the EU, more than a third of EU citizens limit their use of mobile Internet access because they are concerned about the cost associated with it. Similarly, 43% of the citizens surveyed experienced difficulties accessing online content and applications due to insufficient bandwidth speed or downloading capacity. Read the Eurobarometer Survey