[LINK] Cable modems vs DSL in .AU ?
rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Sun Dec 14 09:10:09 EST 2008
Since there are only two cable providers - Telstra and Optus - the most
current data would be from their financial reports.
WiMax is deployed be a few wireless providers, but that is not available
from the public data, in which all wireless is lumped in together.
Fernando Cassia wrote:
> I'd like to know what is the best authority with regards to internet
> usage stats in Australia. Are there public stats that reveal
> connection type as in DSL vs Cable Modem vs Wireless? (WiMax deployed
> This "e-brief" is eight years old
> The most recent data I found is dated late 2007
> Shows all broadband numbers as DSL. I take it, then, that cable modem
> access is not very popular?
> This adds some data on cablemodems
> "In September 2007 Telstra BigPond switched on its upgraded consumer
> cable broadband
> service, called BigPond Cable Extreme with download speeds of up to
> 30Mb/s, however has not announced any plans for a full upgrade to the
> DOCSIS 3.0 standard. By December 2007 Optus had upgraded its cable
> network, with speeds now reaching up to 20 Mb/s in Sydney, Melbourne
> and Brisbane."
> But unfortunately no stats on the market share of cable vs DSL, which
> is what I'm looking for.
> Yes, I could keep googling, but since this is a list of experienced
> people, and most of you well, live down there, I'm sure some could
> come up with first-hand comments like "I've had access to those stats
> and the numebers are 70-30% for DSL and cable respectively" and the
> In any case, I'll appreciate any comments.
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> Link at mailman.anu.edu.au
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