Sharp Increase in Number of Enterprises using Mobile Broadband Internet

The just published results of the Eurostat survey on ICT Usage in Enterprises reveals that in January 2011, 95% of enterprises in all Member States had internet access. 87% used fixed broadband internet connections to access the internet only slightly increasing since 2010. In contrast, the share of enterprises that accessed the internet through mobile broadband internet connections increased almost two-fold to 47%. In 2011, 69% of enterprises had a website or homepage, and 20% of enterprises surveyed had a website that allowed online ordering, reservation or booking.