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Australia - Fixed Broadband - Statistical Overview


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In this report we present an overview of key statistics and trends in the Australian broadband market, segmented by geographical area and type of access technology. The report also provides market share and access revenue statistics.

We provide segmentation by dial-up, fixed broadband and some wireless broadband. Surveys by government departments including the Australian Bureau of Statistics are provided. We also provide an overview of new trends and technologies.

An overview of the internet service providers market is included, including the number of providers by sector. Comparisons with international markets are provided to allow an overview of the Australian situation. In the report the statistics are provided in tabular, text and easy-to-read chart formats.

Key developments:

FttH, FttP, ADSL, ISP market, VoIP, satellite.

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 Subscribers by major providers/technology
2.3 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 2012
4.2 Statistical information by technology
4.3 Broadband speeds
4.4 Unmet broadband demand in Victoria
5. ISP market overview
5.1 The market in 2012
5.2 Data limiting
5.3 ISP market statistics
5.4 ISPs contracting but some sectors may expand
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
List of Tables and Charts
Table 1 – Total broadband subscribers and annual change – 2000 - 2013
Table 2 – Broadband subscribers – total market by technology – 2008 - 2012
Table 3 – Broadband market – overall market share by technology – 2003 - 2012
Table 4 – Broadband access revenues by major provider – 2005 - 2012
Table 5 – Annual change in broadband access revenues by major provider – 2006 - 2012
Table 6 – Market share of broadband access revenues by major provider – 2005 - 2012
Table 7 – Estimated fixed broadband ARPUs – 2006 - 2012
Table 8 – Internet subscribers by access technology – 2008 - 2012
Table 9 – Broadband market share by technology and annual change – 2008 - 2012
Table 10 – Terabytes of data downloaded by access technology – 2010 - 2012
Table 11 – Terabytes of data downloaded by access technology (historic) – 2008 - 2009
Table 12 – Business, government and household internet subscribers (historic) – 2007 - 2009
Table 13 – Subscribers’ average speed in Australia versus selected countries – 2010 - 2012
Table 14 – Internet subscribers by download speed – 2009 - 2012
Table 15 – Business, government and household internet subscribers by download speed – 2009 - 2012
Table 16 – Number of ISPs by size in the Australian market – 2008 - 2012
Table 17 – Number of ISPs – 2001 - 2012
Table 18 – Fixed broadband access among internet households – selected countries – 2006 - 2011
Table 19 – Broadband population penetration – Australia versus top 10 countries – 2011
Chart 1 – Overview of total broadband subscribers and annual change – 2002 - 2013
Chart 2 – Overview of broadband access revenues by major provider – 2005 - 2012
Chart 3 – Overview of annual change in broadband access revenues by major provider – 2006 - 2012
Chart 4 – Overview of market share of broadband access revenues by major provider – 2005 - 2012
Chart 5 – Overview of fixed broadband ARPUs – 2006 - 2012
Chart 6 – Overview of number of ISPs – 1995 - 2012
Chart 7 – Overview of number of ISPs by major technology – 2009 - 2011

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