8153.0 - Internet Activity, Australia, December 2014 Quality Declaration 
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The overall volume of data downloaded in the three months ended 31 December 2014 increased by 15%, compared with the three months ended 30 June 2014, to 1.1 million Terabytes (or just over one Exabyte).

Data downloaded by fixed-line broadband (1,112,379 Terabytes) accounted for 97% of all internet downloads in the three months ended 31 December 2014.

Over the last year, the volume of data downloaded by fixed line broadband showed a 35% increase.

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

Dec 2013
Jun 2014
Dec 2014

Fixed line(a)
823 421
963 429
1 112 379
37 426
32 731
34 339
Total Broadband
860 847
996 160
1 146 718
Total volume of data downloaded(c)
860 920
996 225
1 146 743

(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.