This release contains details of internet activity supplied by Internet Service Providers in Australia with more than 1,000 active subscribers. It includes information on internet subscribers and their type of access connection, the type of user (i.e. business/household), the volume of data downloaded, the speed of internet connection and the location of the subscriber (by state or territory).
The total volume of data downloaded via the internet during the December 2012 quarter saw a 33 per cent increase in comparison to the June 2012 quarter.
Figures show the total volume of data downloaded in Australia topped half a million terabytes (TB) for the first time in a quarter, with more than 550,000 TB being downloaded.
The survey also reveals an increase in mobile handset internet usage.