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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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

Hold the line: Price competition offsets revenue gains from increasing mobile data usage

IBISWorld’s Wireless Telecommunications Carriers market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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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 an annualised 2.3% over the five years through 2016-17 to reach $22.8 billion. Increased demand for higher 4G data plans, which attract higher prices, is projected to drive revenue growth of 2.6%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry exhibits high levels of capital intensity. For every dollar the industry invests on capital expenses, an estimated $0.40 is spent on labour. Mobile telecommunications carriers have been heavily investing in expanding the capacity of their wireless networks, rolling out new networks, and attaining new spectrum licences. Maintaining and upgrading network infrastructure in line with technological advancements remains highly capital-intensive. Mobile telecommunications carriers have invested in expanding their mobile network capacity to meet future demand.

Capital investment includes network infrastructure, land and spectrum. Spectrum licences are required for each state and are held for a finite period... 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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