Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Australia: Market Research Report

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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5802 | Jul 2015

Phoning it in: Strong price competition has offset revenue gains from smartphone popularity

The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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, which has driven higher data usage and demand for constant connectivity. 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 1.8% over the five years through 2015-16 to reach $21.8 billion. Increased use of 4G connectivity, for which higher prices can be charged, is projected to drive 3.2%... purchase to read more

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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 been the underlying factor affecting both the wired and mobile telecommunications carriers industries.

Voice services

Voice services, which earn revenue through call charges and access fees, remain the primary use 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. Declining average revenue per user (ARPU) has highlighted this trend... purchase to read more


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What is the Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Industry?

The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry includes businesses that operate and maintain transmission and switching facilities to deliver direct communications via 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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