WOODEN - The number of fixed landlines in the Netherlands has increased in the third quarter by 10,000 to almost 6.3 million. The growth is mainly due to an increase of 0.9 percent with digital phone lines. That made magazine Telecompaper Tuesday.
With the growth in the third quarter, our country has about 5.5 million digital telephone connections. More than 2 million people use DSL technology, the old telephone network, while the number of fiber connections increased to more than 750. 000.Digital Dial wired according to Telecompaper reached ' saturation point '. This connection form declined by 0.2 percent to more than 2.6 million connections. " A similar effect is expected for fiberglass in the first half of 2016, while DSL point to be reached only in 2018. '' The magazine provides an annual average growth of the telecom market of 0.3 percent in the period 2015 to 2019.