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 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 SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Wired Telecommunications Network Operation industry is in the decline phase of its life cycle as its importance in keeping consumers and businesses connected diminishes. Many of the products offered by the industry, such as long-distance phone calls, are mature in nature and facing increasing pricing pressures. Voice-based products, the mainstay of this particular industry, have undergone a considerable reduction in importance relative to various data-based products including email, internet, fax, data and video.
The traditional components of the industry are under threat from trends favouring technological convergence (e.g. broadcasting and telephony) and substitution (fixed versus wireless)... purchase to read more