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 SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. While consumers are continuing to migrate from wired services to mobile phones, much of this migration has already occurred, particularly as smartphones become more mature and technological innovations become less drastic. The increased use of data with smartphones has benefited the industry, but strong price competition market between major players has limited revenue growth, particularly within a saturated market.
Industry value added (IVA) measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy. IVA is forecast to rise at a compound annual rate of 2.5% over the 10 years through 2019-20, underperforming forecast real GDP growth at a compound annual rate of 2.7% over the same period... purchase to read more