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 one of the fastest growing industries 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 get upgraded. Revenue is forecast to grow by an annualised 6.2% in the five years through 2013-14, to reach $4.5 billion.
The industry is forecast to continue its recovery in 2013-14, with revenue growth of 8.4%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The industry is currently in the growth phase of its life cycle, determined by its increasing contribution to the overall Australian economy. Over the 10 years through 2018-19, industry value added (which measures an industry's contribution to the economy) is expected to grow by an annualised 7.1%. This compares with expected GDP growth of 2.6% over the same period.
Increased use and penetration will also be driven by new technologies. In the past five years, broadband technology gained acceptance, which can be attributed to more attractive pricing and greater services dependent on high-speed internet access. In addition to standard DSL services, technologies such as ADSL2+, VDSL and WiMAX offer users fast broadband... purchase to read more