Internet Service Providers in Australia: Market Research Report

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

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IBISWorld’s Internet Service Providers market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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, business and government. Internet service providers (ISPs) have historically been one of the fastest growing industries in the technology sector. However, market saturation for fixed broadband has led revenue to flatten over the past five years. Revenue is beginning to pick up pace again as technologies get upgraded. Revenue is forecast to grow by an annualised 1.8% in the five years through 2013-14 to reach $5.8 billion.

The industry is forecast to continue its recovery in 2013-14, with 3.7% growth over the year... 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 over 75.0% of industry revenue. The ISP industry is extremely capital intensive, and as such, there has historically been little threat of any company creating a network to rival Telstra's copper PSTN network. Telstra has been able to leverage its dominance in the wired telecommunications market by bundling services.

The high fixed-cost nature of the industry has encouraged a spate of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity within the smaller ISPs, as they strive to attain economies of scale that will enable them to compete with Telstra... 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-up (narrowband)DSLCableFibreSatelliteFixed Wireless
Industry Activities
Internet service provisionInternet hostingDial-up internet provisionBroadband internet provisionVoice over internet protocol provisionMerchandise retailingInternet backbone servicing

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