[LINK] RFI: Aust info infrastructure, and adoption levels
rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Sat Oct 23 07:48:36 EST 2010
Your starting point would be the ABS 8153 series. This includes mobile
broadband uptake, but unfortunately does not de-dupe mobile from fixed
(ie, users who have both). But it's certainly the natural starting point
for what you want.
On 22/10/10 9:40 PM, Roger Clarke wrote:
> I've been asked for more up-to-date information on Australian
> information infrastructure and adoption levels as per this:
> That was written c. Christmas 2003, based on data up to early-mid 2003.
> If anyone can quickly point to useful sources on such things, through
> the noughties and up to some recent date, I'd be very grateful.
> Feel free to interpret the data too (:-)}
> But my request is really about where one looks for relevant data in
> the 2003-10 timeframe.
> (NOIE is now AGIMO and I don't think AGIMO does this kind of thing
> any more. Does BCDE? Have ABS stats matured? Has some organisation
> in the private sector taken over as the de facto provider of data on
> Internet uptake and usage, and more recently mobile Internet /
> smartphone uptake? Of course, market maturation and segmentation
> means that the categories that need measuring are quite different
> from what they were in 2003).
> (Declaration: The enquirer is a parliamentarian; I'm not aware
> which side of politics they're on; the enquiry is entirely sensible;
> and this is Friday evening pro bono, not paid work).
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