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Benefits of high-speed broadband for Australian households

Deloitte Access Economics

A Deloitte Access Economics report, Benefits of High-speed broadband for Australian households, commissioned by the Federal Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, shows that high-speed broadband will transform the Australian economy and society in coming years, and deliver significant benefits to most households.

Key findings

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.

The report is about the benefits of high speed broadband and looks over the horizon to 2020, when Australia will have a fully digital economy.

It is not a cost benefit analysis, nor a comparison between different NBN policies or of the alternative ways in which broadband services can be delivered. The analysis does not include the costs of constructing and operating broadband networks.

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