Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Whether they own the telecommunications infrastructure or not, companies in the industry provide retail internet services. Revenue is simply derived from the provision of internet services to all consumers, business and government. In 2012-13, the industry is estimate to generate $5.48 billion in revenue. Internet service providers (ISPs) have historically been one of the fastest-growing industries in the technology sector. In the past five years, broadband's market share is forecast to have jumped to 96% of fixed subscribers. However, market saturation over the past five years for fixed broadband has led revenue to flatten. Over the past five years revenue has stagnated, with growth falling just below 0.0% per annum through 2012-13... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The emergence of the digital economy and the concurrent rapid growth in internet use is transforming Australia both economically and socially. The convergence of computing and telecommunications technologies is transforming the world's telecommunications networks into so-called information superhighways. ISPs, if managed successfully, stand to be key beneficiaries in Australia's digital future.
Over the past five years, there has been a strong increase in the demand for internet connectivity, boosted by falling PC prices, lower access prices and exploding number of value added services. In 1997-98, only 16% of households had access to the internet. By the end of 2008-09, over 77% of Australian households had access to the internet... purchase to read more