Australian Bureau of Statistics
8153.0 - Internet Activity, Australia, Dec 2008 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/04/2009
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Wireless broadband subscriptions triple in 2008: ABS
Wireless broadband subscriptions tripled in 2008 according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Wireless connections accounted for 21% (or 1,462,000) of all broadband subscriptions, up from 481,000 in December 2007.
Australia had almost eight million active internet subscribers at December 2008; with just under 84% being broadband connections.
Half of all broadband subscribers (four million) choose faster connections (1.5 megabits per second or greater*), an increase of 15% from December 2007.
Other Internet activity highlights as at December 2008 include:
More details are available in Internet Activity, Australia, December 2008 (cat. no. 8153.0).
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