NBN Now In Over 6.1 Million Homes
According to the ACCC’s latest quarterly Wholesale Market Indicators Report, NBN is now providing over 6.1 million homes with broadband services, with more than half a million new services added between July and September.
Telstra remains the dominant acquirer of wholesale NBN services, with 48.1% of all connections, and while market shares vary each quarter, Telstra’s market share has declined from a peak of 50.1% in June 2017 and TPG Group’s market share has fallen from about 23.4% to 22%.
During this period, Optus increased its market share from 12.8% to 15.2%, while Vocus’ share fell slightly. The collective share of other access seekers increased from about 5.7% to 7.3%.
The report also highlights that the number of higher speed plans taken up by Australian consumers continues to increase, with almost two-thirds of all NBN services now of higher speeds of 50Mbps and above.