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, 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
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The Internet Service Providers industry has undergone dramatic changes during the past five years. Strong industry growth has been the result of consumers upgrading to higher-use and larger revenue-generating broadband connections. However, the advancement of wireless broadband networks has constrained fixed-line internet subscriber growth, as consumers have preferred the increased connectivity offered by mobile phones. IBISWorld forecasts that industry revenue will grow at an annualised 6.6% over the five years through 2014-15, to $4.9 billion. This includes forecast growth of 7.4% in 2014-15 as the increasing number of technologies relying on online access leads to more contract upgrades... purchase to read more