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 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 local and long-distance calls and a surge in data services over the past five years.
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