ACMA says 82% of Australian teenagers use internet regularly

Monday 8 February 2016 | 13:02 CET | News
Over 935,000 Australian teens had gone online in the four weeks before June 2015, or 82 percent of all teens, up from 74 percent four years earlier, according to a recent research snapshot released by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). 

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Categories: Internet
Companies: ACMA / Australian Communications and Media Authority
Countries: Australia
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