Wireless broadband subscriptions now outnumber people in seven countries as consumers continue to snap up smartphones and tablets, according to a new report.
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OECD’s PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) survey for 2012 has moved New Zealand’s performance downwards in maths, reading and science.
According to OECD figures the number of mobile broadband subscriptions has reached nearly 700 million in OECD countries, with South Korea, Sweden and Australia leading the way in penetration rates.
Statistics New Zealand’s launch of a pair of services to business is the vanguard of a two- to three-year project to bring all its data into a central warehouse.
The idea behind this column is to take a look back at the country’s broadband performance and to focus on a couple of issues of interest; for example a particular ISP’s performance, a particular performance issue, international comparisons or new technologies.
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