04/07/2014


TelecoWorld: Australia

 

Official Name: Commonwealth of Australia Australia
Capital: Canberra
Population: 21.51 millions (UIT)
Currency: Australian dollar
Calling Code: +61

Regulator Agency: ACMA

Australian Communications and Media Authority


 

The following graphic presents the evolution of fixed and cellular telephones in Australia. (Source: ACMA).

 

 

 

 

Millions 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 ∆Year
Mobile Accesses 21,3* 22.1 24.2 22.50 24.5
24.3
(0.7%)
Fixed Accesses 9.8 9.4 9.0 8.66 10.5
10.5
(0.3%)
Broadband 4.5 5.1 5.4 5.17 5.41
5.74
6.1%

*22% of the cellulars are 3G.

Source: ACMA

 

Density 2007 2008 2009 2010
2011
2012
Mobile Accesses/100inhab. 101.7 105.6 113.8 104.6
108.4
106,2
Fixed Accesses/100inhab. 46.7 44.7 42.4 40.3
46.5
45.7
Broadband/100inhab. 21.6 24.5 25.4 24.0
23.9
24.9

 

 

Mobile Operators

 

Quarter Results

 

Cellulars (Thousands) 1Q12 2Q12 3Q12 4Q12 1Q13 2Q13 2Q13 4Q13 ∆Qter ∆Year
Optus 9.500 9,520 9,540 9,570 9,590 9,530 9,490 - - -
Telstra - 13,800 - 14,741 - 15,072 - 15,998 - 8,5%
Three (H3G) - - - - - - - - - -
Vodafone 3,298  3,251 3,174 3,110 3,002 2,807 2,515 1,504 (40.2%) (51.6%)

Source: Operators

 

 

Annual Results

 

Cellulars (Thousands) 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 ∆Year
Optus 6,677 7,002 7,633 8,200 8.965 9,250 9,570 - -
Telstra 8,892 9,319 9,706 10,387 11,481 13,149 14,741 15,998 8,5%
Three (H3G) 1,243 1,578 2,190 7,385 7,426 - - - -
Vodafone 3,278 3,573 3,915 3,409 3,617 3,362 3,110 1,504 (51,6%)

 

 

 

Optus

Telstra

Three

Vodafone

 

 

Fixed Telephony Operators

 

Telstra, is an Australian telephony company which belongs to the government. There are other companies which offer telephonic services and even though using Telstra's lines, compete directly with Telstra in mobile and fixed telephony.

 

 

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