The majority of Australian consumers are accessing the internet on download speeds of less than 24 Mbps, according to the ACCC.
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Despite the surging popularity of wireless Internet, fixed-line broadband services continue to grow, according to a report by the Australia Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).
Wireless broadband subscription numbers in Australia is now doubled that of fixed-line broadband, according to statistics released by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Communications Minister, Senator Stephen Conroy, has used Australia's falling OECD broadband penetration ratings as evidence that the National Broadband Network is needed.