Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Phoning it in: Strong price competition has offset revenue gains from smartphone popularity

IBISWorld’s Wireless Telecommunications Carriers market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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. 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 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 2.6% over the 10 years through 2020-21, underperforming forecast real GDP growth at a compound annual rate of 2.8% over the same period... 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 servicesData 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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