Internet Service Providers in Australia: Market Research Report

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Internet Service Providers Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5911 | Jun 2014

High-speed revenue: Industry growth accelerates as users upgrade their connections

IBISWorld’s Internet Service Providers market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Annual Growth 14-19
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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 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

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The Australian ISP industry is characterised as having a high level of concentration. In 2013-14, the top four players are forecast to account for 81.0% 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 government. Internet services are provided via dial-up, integrated services digital network (ISDN) and fixed broadband connections. This industry also provides internet reliant telecommunication services such as voice over internet protocol (VoIP).

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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