Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Capped: Strong price competition has offset revenue gains from smartphone popularity

IBISWorld’s Wireless Telecommunications Carriers market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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. 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


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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 servicesOther data 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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