Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Fibre Optic Cable Installation industry continues to be one of the fastest growing industries in the Australian economy. Growth has been driven principally by the commitment of successive federal governments to invest into building telecommunications technology for the coming decade through the National Broadband Network (NBN). The objective of the NBN is to provide all Australian households, businesses and government agencies with a technologically advanced communications platform through which to access internet-based entertainment and data transfer. Through the creation of NBN Co, the Federal Government single-handedly created a boom in the industry.
Over the five years through 2014-15, industry revenue is forecast to record accelerated growth of an annualised... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The demand dynamics at play in the industry mean that it there is a medium level of market share concentration. The bulk of industry activity is generated by the NBN project and the contracts are principally let to Tier-1 Contractors, such as Silcar, Visionstream, Service Stream, Downer EDI and Transfield Services. The four largest players in this industry are estimated to contribute about 60% of industry revenue in 2014-15, with Leighton Holdings alone accounting for 31.0% of industry revenue.
The industry is at the start of a government-created boom, as the Federal Government invests in infrastructure to build the NBN. The industry is therefore dominated by the companies that have been selected through a tender process to construct the initial stages of the network... purchase to read more