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New ACMA research, The economic impacts of mobile broadband on the Australian economy, from 2006 to 2013 (WordPDF), brings home the realisation that the ‘connectedness’ of mobile broadband has had a major impact on Australia’s productivity and overall economic growth. It led to a $33.8 billion increase in economic activity (measured in [...]

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Mobile broadband—connecting to mobile networks using dongles, tablets, data cards and smartphones—has changed the way many Australians work and live, and significantly boosted the economy.

The economic impacts of mobile broadband on the Australian economy, from 2006 to 2013 highlights the increasing take-up and use of mobile broadband technologies by consumers and businesses. The report [...]

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Mobile broadband technology—connecting to mobile networks using dongles, tablets, data cards and smartphones—helps us to communicate with others and access multimedia content on-the-go. But new ACMA research suggests that mobile broadband has also improved productivity and overall economic growth, leading to a $33.8 billion increase in Australia’s economic activity in 2013 (measured in terms of [...]

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Research Tune-Up

On 3 April 2014 By

Watch our Research Tune-Up, held on Thursday 3 April 2014.

Mobile broadband added billions to Australia’s economy in 2013. Find out more as we release our latest research, The economic impacts of mobile broadband on the Australian economy, from 2006 to 2013.

Guest speakers:
Phil Manners—Director, The Centre for International Economics
Allan Major—General Manager, [...]

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