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
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
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, 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