Free/ Iliad (France) had 2.24m ADSL subscribers at the end of 2006.
Swisscom had 1.4m ADSL subscribers at the end of 2006, up 21%.
Poland is one of the most competitie mobile markets with three operators at about the same level: 33% each for Orange Poland (Centertel), PTC (DT unit) and Polkomtel (Vodafone affiliate). Poland has about 37m mobile subscribers, up 25% in 2006.
The Dominican Republic had 4.6m mobile lines in service at the 2006, up 27%.
Brazil has 101m mobile subscribers, but growth rate declines as net additions continue to fall each quarter. Brasil Telecom had 8.4m fixed-line subscribers and 3.4m mobile subscribers at the end of 2006.
According to Cisco, there were 5.7m broadband connections in Brazil at the end of 2006.
Japan had 56m fixed lines at the end of 2006.
Orascom Telecom mobile subscriber base jumped 70% to almost 52m in 2006, of which 22.5m in Pakistan.