Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Whether they own the telecommunications infrastructure or not, companies in the industry provide retail internet services. Revenue is derived from the provision of internet services to consumers, business and government. In 2013-14, the industry is estimated to generate $5.8 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. Market saturation for fixed broadband has led revenue to flatten over the period. However, revenue is beginning to pick up pace again as new technology gets upgraded. Over the five years though 2013-14, annualised growth is expected to be 1.8%... 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 is expected to grow by an annualised 7.1%. This compares to expected GDP growth of 2.5% over the same period. Establishment numbers have followed a similar trend and are also expected to increase by 7.3% over the 10 years through 2018-19.
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... purchase to read more