Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Companies in the Internet Service Providers industry offer retail internet services, and include firms that own or lease the telecommunications infrastructure. Revenue is derived from the provision of internet services to consumers, businesses and governments. Internet service providers (ISPs) have historically been among the fastest growing operators in the technology sector. However, market saturation for fixed broadband has caused revenue growth to slow over the past five years. Growth is beginning to pick up pace again as technologies are upgraded. Revenue is forecast to grow by an annualised 6.6% in the five years through 2014-15, to reach $4.9 billion.
The industry is forecast to continue its recovery in 2014-15, with expected revenue growth of 7.4%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Access services are by far the largest component of the industry. These can be provided using a variety of means, including dial-up via the public switched telephone network (PSTN) or the integrated services digital network (ISDN), or via broadband and wireless application protocols. These services primarily involve the provision of the necessary interface to allow consumers access to the range of facilities, interactive tools and data highways that comprise the internet. While mobile wireless services are typically provided by ISPs, they are not included in the industry. Instead, they are included in the Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry (IBISWorld report J5802)... purchase to read more