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 Products Chapter
Industry players generate revenue through a range of services that include providing local and long distance communication services, and wholesaling access to their networks, for a variety of purposes.
Line access is the dominant revenue generator for the Wired Telecommunications Network Operation industry. It has been able to maintain its strong revenue share despite a fall in use. The line access price charged by Telstra is regulated by the ACCC and has remained high compared with substitutes. This has been a major driver in people disconnecting from the fixed network... purchase to read more