Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Australia: Market Research Report

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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5802 | Mar 2016

On the line: Price competition has offset revenue gains from increasing 4G connectivity

IBISWorld’s Wireless Telecommunications Carriers 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry is made up of companies that own the wireless infrastructure that enables voice and data services, and radio and television relays. The industry has grown steadily over the past five years, benefiting from the rapid adoption of smartphones and tablets, driven by higher demand for constant connectivity and higher data usage. Strong price competition between major players has tempered revenue growth, with Telstra, Optus and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) all competing for market share. Consequently, industry revenue is forecast to rise at a compound annual rate of 2.0% over the five years through 2015-16 to reach $22.0 billion. Increased use of 4G connectivity, which can achieve higher prices, is projected to drive 3.7%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Wireless networks are becoming increasingly important in the general telecommunications sector as voice and text communication continues to move from existing fixed networks to wireless networks. This substitution trend has affected both wired and mobile telecommunications carriers.

Voice services

Voice services, which earn revenue through call charges and access fees, remain the primary feature of mobile devices and generate the largest segment of industry revenue. Over the past five years, the voice segment has become saturated and heavily commoditised. Increased promotion of capped-call plans with free minutes and message features (designed to reduce customer churn) has led to a fall in average revenue per user (ARPU)... purchase to read more


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What is the Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Industry?

The industry includes businesses that operate and maintain transmission and switching facilities to deliver direct communications through airwaves. The industry also includes establishments that provide wireless telecommunications network services, and those that supply and maintain equipment used to receive signals.

Industry Products
Voice servicesData servicesSMS and MMS servicesHandsets and equipmentSatellite, television and radio relay
Industry Activities
Cellular telephone communication serviceDirect-to-home satellite systems operationMicrowave/radio wave transmissionSatellite communication servicesTelevision relay station operationRadio dispatch services provisionVoice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) provision

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