8153.0 - Internet Activity, Australia, June 2016 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 05/10/2016   
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VOLUME OF DATA DOWNLOADED


The total volume of data downloaded in the three months ended 30 June 2016 was 2.1 million Terabytes (or 2.1 Exabytes). This is a 22.3% increase in data downloads when compared with the three months ended 31 December 2015.

Data downloaded via fixed line broadband (2.05 million Terabytes) accounted for 97.7% of all internet downloads in the three months ended 30 June 2016.

From June 2015 to June 2016, the volume of data downloaded by fixed line broadband showed a 51.8% increase.


Volume of data downloaded by type of access connection(a), for ISPs with more than 1,000 subscribers

Jun 2015
Dec 2015
Jun 2016
TB
TB
TB

Broadband
Fixed line(b)
1 349 975
1 673 123
2 049 553
Wireless(c)
38 673
41 757
48 100
Total Broadband
1 388 648
1 714 880
2 097 654
Total volume of data downloaded(d)
1 388 697
1 714 922
2 097 682

(a) Data reported for the three month period.
(b) Fixed line includes DSL, cable, fibre and other fixed line broadband.
(c) Wireless includes satellite, fixed wireless, mobile wireless via a datacard, dongle, USB modem or tablet SIM card and other wireless broadband. Excludes data downloaded via mobile handsets which is reported in the mobile handset section.
(d) Dial-up volume is not shown separately, but is included in the total.


The following graph shows the number of internet subscribers and the volume of data downloaded for the reporting periods between December 2007 and June 2016.