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8153.0 - Internet Activity, Australia, June 2013 Quality Declaration 
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NUMBER OF INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS (ISPs)


NUMBER OF INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS (ISPs)

ISPs in the IAS have been classified by size according to the number of subscribers that ISPs reported at the end of the reference period. For further detail about the scope refer to Explanatory Note 4.


ISPs WITH MORE THAN 1,000 SUBSCRIBERS

Number of Internet Service Providers with more than 1,000 subscribers

Jun 2012
Dec 2012
Jun 2013
no.
no.
no.

ISP size
Medium ISPs (1,001 - 10,000 subscribers)
49
46
51
Large ISPs (10,001 - 100,000 subscribers)
24
22
17
Very large ISPs (100,001 or more subscribers)
8
8
9
Total number of ISPs
81
76
77



At 30 June 2013 there were 77 ISPs with more than 1,000 subscribers operating in Australia, compared with 76 ISPs in December 2012 and 81 ISPs in June 2012.


ISP CENSUS

The June 2013 iteration of the Internet Activity Survey is a full census of all ISPs operating in Australia. Comparison is made between June 2013 Census and the previous census cycle, conducted in respect of June 2010.

Number of Internet Service Providers for ISP Census

June Quarter 2010
June Quarter 2013
no.
no.

ISP size
Very small ISPs (1 - 100 subscribers)
99
215
Small ISPs (101 - 1,000 subscribers)
166
127
Medium ISPs (1,001 - 10,000 subscribers)
72
51
Large ISPs (10,001 - 100,000 subscribers)
23
17
Very large ISPs (100,001 or more subscribers
12
9
Total number of ISPs
372
419



In June 2013 there were 419 ISPs compared to 372 ISPs in June 2010.


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