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Half of Australian NBN consumers use speed plans of 50 Mbps or more

Tuesday 12 February 2019 | 13:03 CET | News
Almost 4.8 million Australians are now connected to the NBN, with more than half subscribed to higher speed plans of 50Mbps or more, according to a report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). The report shows that NBN residential broadband connections across Australia rose by 6.8 percent in the December quarter, up from 4.5 million at the end of the previous three months. The report shows higher speed services currently represent 56 percent of all NBN broadband connections, with almost 2.7 million subscribers on services of 50 Mbps or above.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Countries: Australia
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