Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
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