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Australia - Broadband - Developments and Analysis 2003

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Last updated: 28 Feb 2004 Update History

Report Status: Archived

Report Pages: 10

Analyst: Lucia Bibolini


Although some progress has been made the penetration gap between Australia and its major trading partners continues to widen. The report identifies factors such as the absence of significant infrastructure competition due to Telstra’s continuing dominance; price constraints; ongoing technical problems; the lack of flat rates and the complexity of broadband charges as being contributing causes of this disparity. It also deals with the problems encountered by potential competitors in deploying a full services network (FSN), plus the need for industry partnerships in the development of broadband..

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