Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The need to communicate is an integral part of the everyday running of Australian households, businesses and government offices, and the ways in which people are communicating are changing. These changes are negatively affecting the Wired Telecommunications Network Operation industry, which involves the operation of hard-wire telephony and data. Australians now place greater importance on constant connectivity and as such, mobile phones are the dominant form of communication, while voice over internet protocol (VoIP) is an increasingly common choice for long-distance calls, with applications such as Skype and Viber... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
Over the past five years, the industry has faced strong external competition from mobile services. The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry has a lack of declared (i.e. regulated) services, which has resulted in intense competition driving down prices to the extent that it is now cheaper for some consumers to disconnect landlines and rely on mobile services. Internet communication mediums like email, instant messaging and VoIP have also contributed to the collapse in demand for wired voice services, again due to their superior pricing positions.
The Wired Telecommunications Network Operation industry has remained in decline over the past five years... purchase to read more