8153.0 - Internet Activity, Australia, June 2015 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/10/2015   
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VOLUME OF DATA DOWNLOADED


The overall volume of data downloaded in the three months ended 30 June 2015 was 1.4 million Terabytes (or 1.4 Exabytes). This is a 21% increase in data downloads when compared with the three months ended 31 December 2014.

Data downloaded via fixed line broadband (1,349,975 Terabytes) accounted for 97% of all internet downloads in the three months ended 30 June 2015.

From June 2014 to June 2015, the volume of data downloaded by fixed line broadband showed a 40% increase.


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

Jun 2014
Dec 2014
Jun 2015
TB
TB
TB

Broadband
Fixed line(a)
963 429
1 112 379
1 349 975
Wireless(b)
32 731
34 339
38 673
Total Broadband
996 160
1 146 718
1 388 648
Total volume of data downloaded(c)
996 225
1 146 743
1 388 697

(a) Fixed line includes DSL, cable, fibre and other fixed line broadband.
(b) 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.
(c) Dial-up volume is not shown separately, but is included in the total.