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Wired Telecommunications Network Operation in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Wired Telecommunications Network Operation Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5801 | Aug 2014

Connection failure: Industry revenue declines as consumers switch to wireless technology

IBISWorld’s Wired Telecommunications Network Operation market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$10bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-9.4%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
26,551
Businesses
296
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

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

 


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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 equipmentIntercarrier access
 
Industry Activities
Data cable communication service provisionPayphone operation Telegram service provisionTelephone exchange operationFixed-wire telephone service provisionTeleprinter service provisionTelex service provisionWired network communication service provisionIntegrated services digital network provision


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