Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Australia: Market Research Report

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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5802 | Mar 2016

On the line: Price competition has offset revenue gains from increasing 4G connectivity

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, driven by higher demand for constant connectivity and higher data usage. 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 2.0% over the five years through 2015-16 to reach $22.0 billion. Increased use of 4G connectivity, which can achieve higher prices, is projected to drive 3.7%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry is in the growth phase of its life cycle. Over the 10 years through 2020-21, the trend of consumers migrating from wired services to mobile phones as a primary means of communication is anticipated to continue. The increased use of data-dependent services, fuelled by the ubiquity of smartphones has benefited the industry, but strong price competition market between major players has dampened revenue growth, particularly within a saturated market. The industry is also characterised by a high rate of technological change, with wireless telecommunication carriers investing extensively in developing their network coverage and transmission speeds... purchase to read more


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What is the Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Industry?

The industry includes businesses that operate and maintain transmission and switching facilities to deliver direct communications through 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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