Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The industry comprises all radio broadcasters, including government, commercial broadcasters and community radio broadcasters, but excludes online-only operators. In 2014-15, IBISWorld expects the Radio Broadcasting industry to generate revenue of $1.59 billion, representing growth of 0.8% from the previous year. Revenue is estimated to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.2% over the five years through 2014-15. The introduction of digital radio has been one of the largest technological advancements in the industry over the past five years. Anticipated as a new avenue for the industry, this new medium has struggled in an environment where portable computing and increasing internet accessibility are influencing consumer entertainment choices... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The industry's enterprise locations are based primarily around population numbers, state physical area, and population spread. As New South Wales is a large state with a population that resides throughout most of the state, radio infrastructure is built to accommodate this population, and has led the state to number one in enterprise numbers. As Queensland and Victoria also have higher population numbers, they also command significant proportions of enterprise numbers.
The head offices of the major industry operators tend to be located in the metropolitan areas. There tends to be fewer AM and FM radio licences on issue in metropolitan areas... purchase to read more