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. Revenue growth has been tempered by strong price competition between major players, with Telstra, Optus and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) all competing for market share. Consequently, industry revenue is forecast to rise at a compound annual 1.3% over the five years through 2014-15, to reach $21.6 billion. Increased usage of 4G connectivity, for which higher prices can be charged, is projected to drive 4.0%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Australian mobile telecommunications carriers do not publicly disclose base stations by state or territory. Furthermore, coverage is taken from a national rather than a state or territory basis. Therefore, geographic segmentation analysis is limited to the telecommunications services sector. The geographic spread of mobile telecommunications is an IBISWorld estimate of mobile subscriber portions, based on demographic statistics on the Australian population provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
The geographic spread is determined by the distribution of population and adjusted to take into account the commercial nature of the region (i.e. business subscriptions more focused on the CBD areas of Melbourne and Sydney)... purchase to read more