One in three (39%) Australians already face regular streaming dropouts and the demand for the Internet is about to surge as more Australians remain housebound due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to comparison website Finder which says telcos should purchase more capacity from the NBN to help Internet users working from home through the crisis.
Australians are paying a high price for exceeding their data limits and have blown $152.6 million on excess data charges over the past 12 months, according to comparison website Finder.
Hobart has the fastest broadband speeds of Australia’s capital cities but Perth lags well behind with the country’s slowest Internet speeds, according to an analysis of over 14,800 broadband speed tests between July 2018 and July this year.
Alternative headline: Four million ignore the NBN. Woeful ARPU sees NBN Co struggling to reach profitability.
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