ACMA report shows Australians going mobile, big time.

Communications minister, senator Stephen Conroy has table the ACMA’s annual communications report in Parliament. It shows Australians increasing love of mobile phones for data and in lieu of fixed lines.

The ACMA reported The total number of mobile services in operation (voice and data services) in Australia increased by seven per cent during 2009–10 to reach 25.99 million services at June 2010, saying The net growth in mobile services was fuelled by a very significant surge in the numbers of mobile wireless broadband services (datacard/dongle connected to a computer) which increased by 71 per cent over the period to reach 3.46 million at June 2010. Over the year the number of fixed-line telephone services in operation, declined from 10.67 million to 10.59 million.

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