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Wired Telecommunications Network Operation in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Wired Telecommunications Network Operation Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5801 | Aug 2016

Hold the wire: The growing popularity of wireless networks has caused industry revenue to fall

IBISWorld’s Wired Telecommunications Network Operation market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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The need to communicate is an integral part of the everyday operation of Australian households, businesses and government offices. The way people communicate is changing, at the expense of the Wired Telecommunications Network Operation industry, which involves the operation of fixed line networks. Australians now place greater importance on constant connectivity. As a result, mobile phones are the dominant form of communication, while voice over internet protocol (VoIP) is an increasingly common choice for long-distance calls. VoIP includes services like Skype and Viber, in addition to specialised handsets provided by internet service providers like iiNet... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Wired access lines have very high penetration rates within Australian households, which is a result of legislation stating that all Australians must have access to a basic telephone service. The geographic spread of the industry is relatively in line with the population spread of Australia. The eastern states New South Wales and Victoria account for the most enterprises. New South Wales is highly over-represented compared with its population share, as a substantial proportion of Australian businesses (particularly the headquarters of Australian businesses) are located in Sydney.

Government policies also influence the geographic spread of the industry... purchase to read more


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What is the Wired Telecommunications Network Operation Industry?

Industry operators provide voice and data services via landlines, microwaves or satellite link-ups. Services include fixed-wire telephony, wired network and cable services, including ISDN and ATM frame relay. Industry participants operate and maintain their own switching and transmission facilities, or may own a fixed line telephone network system consisting of wires or fibre-optic cable. Spare capacity is sold to other telecommunications carriers or resellers.

Industry Products
Line accessFixed-to-mobile callsLocal callsData servicesLong-distance callsCustomer premises equipmentInter-carrier access
Industry Activities
Data cable communication service provisionPayphone operation Telegram service provisionTelephone exchange operationFixed-wire telephone service provisionWired network communication service provisionIntegrated services digital network provision

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