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Mobile services subscribers in Australia rises in 2017

Australian Communications and Media Authority reported that in comparison with 2016 the indicator increased negligibly by 3.22 percent. It's the highest number ever diagnosed since 2012 as mobile telephony subscribers slightly grew by 1.05 millions, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it went up by 2.58 percent. The overall changes for the previous 6 years attained a increase of 11.39%. Besides, it has had the compound annual growth rate of 0.02% over the last 5 years with a overall rise since the 2012. It averaged 31.72 millions from 2012 to 2017 and it reached its minimum of 30.2 millions in 2012.

Mobile services subscribers in Australia rises in 2017
Date Millions Variation
2017 33.64 3.22
2016 32.59 2.58
2015 31.77 2.45
2014 31.01 -0.26
2013 31.09 2.95
2012 30.20 N/A

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Main Mobile Services Indicators

  • Mobile Subscribers

    Subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service providing access to Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) using cellular technology, including number of pre-paid SIM cards active during the past three months. This includes both analogue and digital cellular systems (IMT-2000, 3G, 4G), but excludes mobile broadband subscriptions via data cards or USB modems. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Revenue

    Revenues from the provision of mobile cellular communications services including all voice and data (narrowband and broadband) services. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Messaging Volume

    Number of mobile messages sent, both to national and international destinations, usually expressed in million or billion messages. This should exclude messages sent by computers to mobile or vice versa. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Call Volume

    Volume of mobile voice calls, usually expressed in number of calls or number of completed minutes. It includes calls made my mobile subscribers to fixed telephones and mobile phones. Based: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Data Traffic

    Volume of data transiting through mobile networks.

  • Mobile Coverage

    Mobile cellular coverage of population in percent. This indicator measures the percentage of inhabitants that are within range of a mobile cellular signal, irrespective of wether or not they are subscribers. It is calculated by dividing the number of inhabitants within range of a mobile cellular signal by the total population. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile ARPU

    Average Revenue per User of Mobile services (voice and data) by company or by country, on a monthly basis.

  • Mobile Internet Subscribers

    Number of subscribers to a Mobile Internet service

  • MOU

    Minutes of use (MOUs) is a measurement (usually monthly) of a wireless user’s total circuit-switched voice connection time.

  • Mobile Churn

    Annual or monthly percentage rate at which customers stop subscribing to a mobile services provider.

  • Mobile Service Expenditure

    Household expenditure on mobile services, usually expressed in millions of national currency or percentage of GDP. It can also be measured per capita. Based on: Eurostat.

  • Mobile Subscriber Addition

    New subscription to Mobile Service Providers (MSP) for mobile call services or mobile internet connection.