8146.0 - Household Use of Information Technology, Australia, 2012-13 Quality Declaration 
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TYPE OF INTERNET ACCESS

In 2012–13, of the 7.3 million households with internet access, the majority had a Broadband connection (93%). Amongst the remainder of households, 4% had a Dial-up connection and 3% didn't know their type of internet connection.

TYPE OF BROADBAND

Households with broadband internet access were asked to report all of their types of broadband connection. While multiple types of access could be reported, each type could only be reported once per household.

In 2012–13, 6.8 million households had broadband internet access. The most common types of broadband internet access reported by households were DSL (54%), Mobile broadband (via a laptop, tablet device or desktop computer) (40%) and Broadband via a mobile or smartphone (33%).

Households with internet access, by selected types of broadband internet access(a)(b), 2012–13
Graph: Households with internet access, by selected types of broadband internet access, 2012–13.



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