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Benefits of high-speed broadband for Australian households

Transforming Australia's economy

A Deloitte Access Economics report that shows high-speed broadband will transform the Australian economy and society in coming years.

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Benefits of high-speed broadband for Australia households

Commissioned by the Federal Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, this report examines the benefits of high speed broadband and looks over the horizon to 2020, when Australia will have a fully digital economy. It shows that high-speed broadband will transform the Australian economy and society in coming years, and deliver significant benefits to most households.

On average, Australian households will see benefits worth approximately $3800 (in current dollars) in 2020:

  • Around $2400 in financial benefits
  • Around $1400 in equivalent monetary value of consumer benefits such as travel time savings and convenience of e-commerce.

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