Wired Telecommunications Network Operation in Australia: Market Research Report

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Wired Telecommunications Network Operation Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5801 | Jul 2015

Mobile migration: External competition from wireless services has driven revenue declines

IBISWorld’s Wired Telecommunications Network Operation market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The need to communicate is an integral part of the everyday operation of Australian households, businesses and government offices, and the ways in which people communicate 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 Products Chapter

Industry players generate revenue through a range of services. These include providing local and long-distance communication services, and wholesaling access to their networks, for a variety of purposes. The industry has sustained declines in the number of local and long-distance calls, but has experienced a surge in demand for data services over the past five years.

Line access

Line access is the dominant revenue generator for the Wired Telecommunications Network Operation industry. This segment has been able to maintain its strong revenue share despite a fall in usage. The wholesale line access price charged by Telstra is regulated by the ACCC and has remained high compared with substitutes... purchase to read more


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What is the Wired Telecommunications Network Operation Industry?

Industry operators 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 telecommunications carriers or resellers.

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

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