Australia broadband overview

Point Topic provides comprehensive broadband statistics for Australia

Point Topic updates its database of broadband subscriber numbers at country, region, operator and technology level every 3 months. In this free report, we provide an overview of the broadband market in Australia at the end of Q4 2013.

Australia broadband summary

There were 6.15 million fixed broadband subscribers in Australia at the end of Q4 2013. Annual growth stood at 4.98% while population penetration had reached 26.19%.

Australia - Total Broadband & GrowthFigure 1: Broadband subscriber numbers, growth and penetration in Australia to Q4 2013

Australia broadband growth comparison

The Australian fixed broadband market grew by 4.98% in 2013, which is less than all global region growth rates for the same period. The market has grown steadily in each of the last 5 years and we can expect to see this trend continue in the near future.

Australia broadband growth comparisonFigure 2: Australia annual broadband growth comparison

Australia ISP market shares

Telstra dominates the fixed broadband market in Australia with a 46.3% market share. Other significant players include Optus, iiNet and TPG with market shares of 15.9%, 15.1% and 11.6% respectively.

Australia - Operator Retail Market Share Q4 2013Figure 3: Australia ISP market shares in Q4 2013

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This sample report takes data from Point Topic’s Global Broadband Statistics service. Subscribers have access to more recent and in-depth data for Australia and 110 other countries. The service is updated every 3 months to include all the latest information. Telephone +44 (0)20 3301 3303 or e-mail [email protected]m for more details.