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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 | Apr 2014

Connection failure: Industry revenue declines as consumers switch to wireless technology

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$11bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-9.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
27,135
Businesses
12
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The need to communicate is an integral part of the everyday lives of Australian households, businesses and government offices. However, the ways in which people communicate are changing, and this is having a negative effect on the Wired Telecommunications Network Operation industry. The industry involves the operation of hardline telephony and data (largely voice services over landlines). Australians now place greater importance on constant connectivity and as such, mobile phones are the dominant form of communication. Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) is an increasingly common choice for long-distance calls... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry is characterised as having high levels of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital, an estimated $3.50 is allocated for labour. In this calculation, depreciation is used as a proxy for capital while wages are used as a proxy for labour. The industry is heavily reliant on the network infrastructure in delivering services. Maintaining and upgrading infrastructure in line with new technological advancements is very capital-intensive, as project costs can escalate well into the billions of dollars. An example of the enormous capital investment required in network infrastructure is the Federal Government's NBN proposal.

New technologies dramatically influence the Telecommunication Services subdivision... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Wired Telecommunications Network Operation Industry?

Businesses in this industry 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 telecommunication carriers or resellers.

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


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