Tablets take off: take-up and use of tablet computers in Australia

Tablet computers have been available in Australia for just over four years. [1]  Over that short time, tablets have contributed to significant changes in the way Australians use communications technologies. Factors such as the rapid growth in data download demand and the increasing intensity of online participation (outlined in the ACMA’s Communications report 2013–14), the availability of Wi-Fi networks, and the mobility offered by tablets themselves, have contributed to an ideal environment for tablet use to take off.

This researchacma snapshot presents the latest data on consumer use of and attitudes to tablets and the role tablets play in the adoption of over-the-top (OTT) communications services.

For the full report go here.