Internet Service Providers in Australia: Market Research Report

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Internet Service Providers Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5911 | Jan 2015

Dial-up down: Industry growth accelerates as users upgrade their connections

IBISWorld’s Internet Service Providers 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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Annual Growth 15-20
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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

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The Australian ISP industry is characterised as having a high level of concentration. In 2014-15, the top four players are forecast to account for approximately 82.5% of industry revenue. The high fixed-cost nature of the industry has encouraged a spate of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, as companies strive to attain economies of scale that will enable them to compete with Telstra. TPG Telecom and iiNet have sustained the largest growth in industry market share as a result of M&A activity. Further consolidation among the large industry players is expected in the next five years, which will push the industry's concentration higher.

However, the Australian Government's NBN plan is designed to increase competition within the entire Australian communications sector... purchase to read more


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What is the Internet Service Providers Industry?

Companies in this industry provide internet access via fixed lines to businesses, households and governments. Internet services are provided via dial-up, integrated services digital network (ISDN) and fixed broadband connections. The industry also provides internet-reliant telecommunication services such as voice over internet protocol (VoIP). The industry excludes mobile-internet provision.

Industry Products
Dial-upDSLCableFibreSatelliteFixed wireless
Industry Activities
Internet service provisionInternet hostingDial-up internet provisionBroadband internet provisionVoice over internet protocol provisionMerchandise retailingInternet backbone servicing

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