4147.4.55.001 - Culture and Recreation News, Jan 2002  
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While there has been a fall in the number of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) since the June quarter 2001, the number of registered Internet subscribers has continued to increase. At the end of the September quarter 2001 there were 603 ISPs (a decrease of 4.0%) supplying Internet access services to 4.3 million (an increase of 2.2%) active Internet subscribers across Australia. Of the 603 ISPs, 6 very large ISPs provided Internet access to 64% (2.8 million) of all Internet subscribers. Of the 4.3 million Internet subscribers in Australia, 3.7 million were household subscribers and 544,000 were business and government subscribers.

Main features of Internet Activity Australia, September Quarter 2001 (ABS Cat No. 8153.0) are available free of charge on this site.