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Australia - Fixed Broadband Market – Insights, Statistics and Analysis


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Australia - Fixed Broadband Market – Insights, Statistics and Analysis

This report presents an overview of key statistics and trends in the Australian broadband market in early 2014, segmented by geographical area and access technologies. The report provides market share for the key providers as well as access revenue statistics. It also includes data from recent surveys by government departments including the Australian Bureau of Statistics, as also the ACMA Communications report 2013-14. An overview of new trends and technologies forms the backdrop to a more general market analysis.

The report assesses the internet service providers market, detailing the number of operators in each sector as well as the strategies of the major players. Comparisons with international markets are included to present an overview of the Australian broadband landscape.

Key developments:

NBN Co reports average traffic per user on NBN reached 83GB per month at end-2014; FttP, ADSL, ISP market, VoIP, satellite, iiNet acquires Adam Internet, sells TransACT fibre infrastructure to NBN Co; interim satellite service reaches capacity; Foxtel's anticipated launch of triple play services to affect broadband market share among key players; telcos' operating data to Q4 2014; ACMA market report 2014; ABS data to December 2014; Akamai broadband data to Q4 2014; recent market developments.

Companied covered in this report include:

Optus, Telstra, NBN Co, iiNet, TPG, TransACT


1. Synopsis
2. Overall size of the market
2.1 Total broadband subscribers
2.2 Market shares
3. Access revenues
3.1 Statistical overview
3.2 Average Revenue per User (ARPU)
4. Other surveys and statistics
4.1 Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Survey update December 2014
4.2 Statistical information by technology
4.3 Broadband speeds
4.4 Broadband traffic
5. ISP market overview
5.1 The market going forward
5.2 Data limiting
5.3 ISP market statistics
5.4 Consolidation in the ISP market
5.5 Digital Media Triple play business models (separate report)
5.6 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) added to naked DSL
6. Benchmarking with other countries
6.1 Fixed broadband
6.2 Wireless broadband
7. Related reports
Table 1 Historical - Total broadband subscribers and annual change 2000 - 2004
Table 2 Total broadband subscribers and annual change 2005 - 2016
Table 3 Broadband subscribers, DSL and cable 2008 2014
Table 4 Internet and broadband connectivity (fixed-line and mobile) 2013 - 2014
Table 5 Broadband market share by technology and annual change 2008 - 2014
Table 6 Broadband revenues by major provider 2005 - 2014
Table 7 Annual change in broadband access revenues by major provider 2006 - 2014
Table 8 Market share of broadband access revenues by major provider 2005 - 2014
Table 9 Estimated fixed broadband ARPUs 2006 - 2015
Table 10 Wireless internet subscribers by access technology 2009 - 2014
Table 11 Fixed-line internet subscribers by access technology 2009 - 2014
Table 12 Business, government and household broadband internet subscribers 2009 - 2014
Table 13 Business, government and household dial-up internet subscribers 2009 - 2014
Table 14 Business, government and household total internet subscribers 2009 - 2014
Table 15 Subscribers' average speed in Australia versus selected Asia Pacific countries 2010 - 2014
Table 16 Proportion of internet subscribers by download speed 2009 - 2014
Table 17 Internet subscribers by download speed 2008 - 2014
Table 18 Average SVoD streaming speed by ISP April 2015
Table 19 Terabytes of data downloaded by access technology (historic) 2008 - 2014
Table 20 Annual change in data downloaded by access technology 2011 - 2014
Table 21 Average data downloaded per subscriber (fixed-line and mobile) 2013 - 2014
Table 22 NBN fibre premises passed 2013 - 2014
Table 23 NBN fibre premises activated 2013 - 2014
Table 24 Number of ISPs by size in the Australian market 2008 - 2014
Table 25 Number of ISPs 2001 - 2014
Table 26 Internet subscribers by key providers 2013 - 2014
Table 27 Household take-up of VoIP and MoIP services 2010 - 2014
Table 28 Top ten OECD countries by wireless broadband subscriptions 2012 - 2014
Chart 1 Total broadband subscribers and annual change 2005 - 2016
Chart 2 Overview of broadband access revenues by major provider 2005 - 2014
Chart 3 Overview of annual change in broadband access revenues by major provider 2006 - 2014
Chart 4 Overview of market share of broadband access revenues by major provider 2005 - 2014
Chart 5 Overview of fixed broadband ARPUs 2006 - 2015
Chart 6 Proportion of internet subscribers by download speed 2009 2014
Chart 7 Internet subscribers by download speed 2008 2014
Chart 8 Terabytes of data downloaded by access technology (historic) 2008 2014

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