This presentation will compare international broadband prices, and then suggest five factors that influence the price differences. The analysis also clarifies where Australia sits in relation to global broadband prices.
Broadband prices differ significantly throughout the world. This article discusses some methodologies for comparing broadband prices between countries, and suggesting five factors that influence broadband prices: supply, demand, governmental policy and regulation, average price level throughout the economy as a whole, and physical/infrastructural factors. In this discussion, we also examine where Australia sits in relation to global broadband prices.