Planned purchases of internet access in Germany 2017, by connection type

This statistic shows the results of a survey concerning the share of individuals planning to get access to the internet in Germany in 2017, broken down by type of connection. During the survey period it was found that roughly 0.3 percent of the German-speaking population aged 14 years and older had plans to purchase a DSL/VDSL internet connection within the following 12 months while 1.2 percent planned to purchase an internet connection for their mobile phone/smartphone within this same time period.

Share of individuals planning to get internet access in Germany in 2017, by type of connection

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Release date

November 2017



Survey time period


Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

German-speaking population

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Information concerning the basic population:
The basic population is the German-speaking population aged 14 years and older.

Information concerning random sample:
2017: 23,106 respondents, projected base of 70.09 million persons

The figures are based on the following studies:
2017: VuMA 2018

For additional information on the methodology used, see here.

Figures have been rounded for better understanding.

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