ICT data for United Kingdom

ICT data for United Kingdom

The CTO is committed to providing as much relevant and up-to-date information about the ICT sector in Member Countries as possible. A summary of ICT information for the United Kingdom is provided below (link for a .pdf document containing a much fuller set of information).

Government Institutions
Principal Government Institution Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Minister: Ed Vaizey, MP

Regulator OFCOM
Other agencies Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Latest indicators
Mobile broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 37.96 (2009)
Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 34.03 (2012)
Estimated Internet Users per 100 inhabitants 87.02 (2012)
Fixed telephone subscriptions 33,010,000 (2012)
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 52.57 (2012)
Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions 82,109,000 (2012)
Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 130.75 (2012)
Mobile Operators *
3 2G roaming on Orange in specific rural areas 2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSPA+, trials DC-HSDPA Full rollout will begin in Summer 2012. LTE (Planned)
Asda Mobile GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSPA+
Everything Everywhere (brands: Orange and T-mobile) 1800 MHz GSM, GPRS, EDGE, 2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSPA+, WiFi UMA (Orange UMA enabled handsets only) 1800 MHz LTE (Planned)
GT Mobile GPRS
O2 900/ 1800 MHz GSM, GPRS, EDGE, 900[117]/ 2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSPA+, LTE (Planned)
Vodafone 900/ 1800 MHz GSM, GPRS, EDGE, 2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSPA+, 28.8Mbps DC-HSPA, LTE (Planned)
Useful publications

* Please refere to detailed ICT data for the United Kingdom for a complete list of mobile operators.

Further Information:

Should you wish to further information or updates on this page, please contact;
Fargani Tambeayuk, Programme Officer
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