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Radio Broadcasting in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Radio Broadcasting Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5610 | Feb 2015

Tuning out: The industry faces competition from podcasts and music streaming platforms

IBISWorld’s Radio Broadcasting market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
7,032
Businesses
237
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Radio Broadcasting industry comprises all radio broadcasters, including commercial, public and community broadcasters, but excludes online-only operators. The industry's performance has been fairly subdued over the past five years due to strong and intensifying competition from a range of alternative media platforms, particularly online and cloud-based platforms. As a result, industry revenue is estimated to increase at a compound annual rate of only 1.5% over the five years through 2014-15, to reach $1.7 billion. Negative consumer sentiment in 2014-15 is expected to reduce consumer spending and limit advertising revenue over the year, subsequently resulting in a 3.6% dip in revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

A medium market share concentration characterises the industry. In 2014-15, the industry's four largest major players are estimated to account for just under 65.0% of total revenue. Southern Cross Media, the ABC, APN News & Media, Nova Entertainment and Fairfax Media are all major radio broadcasters that account for more than 5.0% of industry revenue. These major players typically operate several radio stations in multiple markets and regions.

Aside from these major players, many smaller scale firms provide radio broadcasting services. These companies include commercial, public and community broadcasters. According to ABS counts of business data, in 2012-13 over 75.0% of enterprises in the industry generated less than $2.0 million in revenue... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Radio Broadcasting Industry?

Companies in the Radio Broadcasting industry are primarily engaged in broadcasting audio signals to transmit aerial programming. Broadcasters include commercial, community and public operations. Firms that broadcast content exclusively on the internet are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products
Metropolitan commercial radio broadcastsRegional commercial radio broadcastsCommunity radio broadcastsPublic radio broadcasts
 
Industry Activities
Radio network operation (including satellite radio)Radio station operationLive content production for radio


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