BYOD Rules: Most Australians Bring Their Own Phone To Work

Looks like the argument over whether corporations will embrace bring-your-own-device is all but over in Australia. EY’s new digital Australia report suggest that just 7 per cent of us have our phones supplied by our employers.

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The EY figures are based on a survey of 1500 consumers, and don’t appear to cover the related issue of whether someone owns a phone but has the plan paid for by work. Nonetheless, it underscores the point that companies insisting on supplying phones to staff are in a clear minority. That in turn means having a good mobile device management (MDM) policy is vital. Hit the link for a bunch more statistics from the report.

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