Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Internet Service Providers industry offers retail internet services, and includes firms that own or lease telecommunications infrastructure. Industry revenue is derived from providing internet services to consumers, businesses and governments. Internet service providers (ISPs) have historically been among the fastest growing operators in the technology sector. Industry expansion is driven by the increasing reliance on the internet for business and leisure activities, growing data usage from consumers and businesses and the availability of improved network offerings. Industry revenue is forecast to rise at a compound annual rate of 6.3% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $4.8 billion. This includes projected growth of 4.0%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The ISP industry is in the growth phase of its economic life cycle. Increased use of the internet has driven more households and businesses to acquire internet access and to upgrade their data plans, as heavy data usage becomes more common. Improved broadband services are also driving users to upgrade their plans, as technologies like ADSL2+, VDSL and WiMAX surpass standard DSL services. Penetration of these technologies has been increasing fast and will continue to propel revenue growth. In addition, the arrival of the NBN will ensure the industry remains in the growth stage of its life cycle over the coming five years.
Industry value added (IVA) measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy... purchase to read more