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This report provides an overview and assessment of the Australian fixed, mobile and video markets


  • Australia is a mature communications market. It had 35.4 million mobile subscriptions, 8.4 million fixed broadband connections, and 5.6 million pay TV subscriptions at end 2018.
  • LTE penetration is high at 71%, and 2G networks were finally shut down in June 2018.
  • Australia has been one of the first markets to formally prevent Chinese vendor participation in 5G mobile networks.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses subscription and revenue trends in key communications markets such as mobile, fixed broadband and video services.
  • Assesses technology trends in the light of 5G launch and the rollout of the government's National Broadband Network (NBN).
  • Assesses the impact so far of the ban on Chinese vendors.

Key questions answered

  • How fast is the Australian telecommunications and video market growing?
  • What progress has been made on 5G rollout in Australia?
  • What impact have OTT video services had in Australia?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Australia: Mobile, Broadband, TV, and OTT Video Report