British and French households most likely to have fixed broadband, report finds

Ofcom Research has published the International Communications Market Report 2015, which provides comparative international data on the communications sector. Key Internet-related findings include:

  • Households in the UK and France are the most likely to have a fixed broadband.
  • U.S. Internet users spend the most time browsing online on a laptop or desktop, at 34 hours per month, followed by the UK. 
  • The UK had the highest per capita spend on e-commerce in 2014, followed by the U.S. and Sweden.
  • Online banking on a smartphone is most popular in Australia and Sweden, followed by the UK.