Australia - Fixed broadband Internet subscribers

Fixed broadband subscriptions

The latest value for Fixed broadband subscriptions in Australia was 7,374,000 as of 2016. Over the past 15 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 7,374,000 in 2016 and 122,800 in 2001.

Definition: Fixed broadband subscriptions refers to fixed subscriptions to high-speed access to the public Internet (a TCP/IP connection), at downstream speeds equal to, or greater than, 256 kbit/s. This includes cable modem, DSL, fiber-to-the-home/building, other fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions, satellite broadband and terrestrial fixed wireless broadband. This total is measured irrespective of the method of payment. It excludes subscriptions that have access to data communications (including the Internet) via mobile-cellular networks. It should include fixed WiMAX and any other fixed wireless technologies. It includes both residential subscriptions and subscriptions for organizations.

Source: International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database.

See also:

Year Value
2001 122,800
2002 258,100
2003 516,800
2004 1,012,000
2005 2,016,000
2006 3,900,000
2008 5,315,000
2009 5,221,000
2010 5,510,000
2011 5,552,000
2012 5,735,000
2013 5,981,000
2014 6,536,000
2015 6,828,000
2016 7,374,000

Fixed broadband subscriptions (per 100 people)

The value for Fixed broadband subscriptions (per 100 people) in Australia was 30.44 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 15 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 30.44 in 2016 and a minimum value of 0.63 in 2001.

Definition: Fixed broadband subscriptions refers to fixed subscriptions to high-speed access to the public Internet (a TCP/IP connection), at downstream speeds equal to, or greater than, 256 kbit/s. This includes cable modem, DSL, fiber-to-the-home/building, other fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions, satellite broadband and terrestrial fixed wireless broadband. This total is measured irrespective of the method of payment. It excludes subscriptions that have access to data communications (including the Internet) via mobile-cellular networks. It should include fixed WiMAX and any other fixed wireless technologies. It includes both residential subscriptions and subscriptions for organizations.

Source: International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database.

See also:

Year Value
2001 0.63
2002 1.31
2003 2.59
2004 5.01
2005 9.82
2006 18.69
2008 24.56
2009 23.69
2010 24.59
2011 24.41
2012 24.88
2013 25.62
2014 27.66
2015 28.54
2016 30.44

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Communications