US Broadband Subscribers Growth

As Om Malik of GigaOm puts it, this past decade from 1999 to 2009 has been the Decade of broadband. The change in internet landscape since then has largely been because of the increase in broadband subscribers. Here is how the numbers grew in the past ten years in US

2000 : 5.0 million
2001 : 9.7 million
2002 : 16.1 million
2003 : 22.3 million
2004 : 32.5 million
2005 : 42.9 million
2006 : 54.0 million
2008 : 67.7 million
2009 : 80.0 million