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Mobile wireless broadband subscribers in Australia climbs in 2016

Wireless internet subscribers hardly increased by 1.03 percent in comparison with the previous year, according to new numbers released by Australian National Statistical Office. The indicator barely rose by 62 thousands, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it went up by 0.48%. It's the highest record ever noted since 2011. Australia saw a growth of 10.85% in wireless internet subscribers during the last 6 years. Furthermore, the wireless internet subscribers is now above average of 5 939 thousands and the variable pinpoints a slight overall increase since the start of observations. It hit its minimum of 5 491 thousands in 2011.

Mobile wireless broadband subscribers in Australia climbs in 2016
Date Thousands Variation
2016 6 087.00 1.03
2015 6 025.00 0.48
2014 5 996.00 -0.73
2013 6 040.00 0.75
2012 5 995.00 9.18
2011 5 491.00 N/A

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Main Broadband Indicators

  • Broadband Subscribers

    Subscriptions to high-speed access to the public internet (TCP/IP connection). This statistic is measured irrespective of the method of payment. It excludes subscribers that have access to data communications (including the Internet) via mobile-cellular networks. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Broadband Penetration

    Number of broadband subscriptions, usually measured per 100 inhabitants. It measures the degree of adoption of broadband internet among the population. Broadband internet access consists of high-speed access to the public internet (TCP/IP connection). Based on: Eurostat.

  • Broadband Speed

    Maximum theoretical download speed of a broadband connection. Usually measured in megabits per second (Mbps). Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Broadband Revenue

    Revenue generated by the supply of broadband internet access, usually expressed in millions of national currency. Broadband internet access consists of high-speed access to the public internet (TCP/IP connection).

  • Broadband Data Traffic

    Volume of data transiting through broadband networks, usually expressed in gigabytes or terabytes. Broadband internet access consists of high-speed access to the public internet (TCP/IP connection).

  • Broadband Market Share

    Proportion of total internet access subscriptions that are broadband internet subscriptions. It measures the relative importance of broadband internet access in the total internet access market. Broadband internet access consists of high-speed access to the public internet (TCP/IP connection). Based on: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.