Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry is comprised of companies that own the wireless infrastructure that enables voice and data services, and radio and television relays. The industry has exhibited strong growth on the back of the popularity of smartphones. Mobile phones have become the primary means of telephone communications and a necessity for most. Industry revenue is forecast to grow by an annualised 1.9% in the five years through 2014-15. Consumers have rapidly adopted wireless broadband services via smartphones, tablets and 3G dongles. The strong desire for remote internet connectivity has not been tempered by the relative high usage prices of mobile versus fixed broadband services. Revenue is forecast to expand by 3.0% in 2014-15, to reach $21.6 billion... 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