8146.0 - Household Use of Information Technology, Australia, 2006-07  
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The Australian Capital Territory continued to register the highest proportion of households with a Broadband Internet connection (58% of all households), while Tasmania and South Australia recorded the lowest proportion of all households with a Broadband Internet connection (32% and 33% respectively) as well as the lowest proportion of households with Internet access having a Broadband connection (57% in both cases).

Figure 4.4: Percentage of all households with access to a broadband internet connection, by state and territory -2004-05 to 2006-07
Graph: Use of the Internet by children, by site2003 and 2006

Both household and personal access to Broadband was more prevalent in metropolitan areas and major cities of Australia compared to ex-metropolitan areas and remote Australia.

Figure 4.5: Dial-up or broadband Internet access for households, by region and remoteness area-2006-07
Graph: Dial-up or broadband Internet access, by region and remoteness area2005-06

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