Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Fibre Optic Cable Installation industry has grown strongly over the past five years, underpinned by the Federal Government's investment in the National Broadband Network (NBN). The objective of the NBN is to provide all Australian households, businesses and government agencies with an advanced communications platform to access internet-based entertainment and data.
NBN Co was established to build the national telecommunications network, and to sell space on this network to retail communications companies. Tier-1 contractors are assigned the responsibility of rolling out the network in specific states/regions. These firms often subcontract work to smaller specialist installers... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The industry is growing at an extraordinary pace, fuelled by the high level of government funding into the National Broadband Network. While networks comprising fibre-optic cables were in existence before the NBN was pursued, these were not as in-depth as the NBN project.
This government investment is expected to drive growth in industry value added by an annualised 10.6% over the 10-year period through 2020-21, compared with GDP growth by an annualised 2.6% over the same period. The NBN is introducing a new technology to many consumers and businesses, and thus be seen as introducing a new product to many new markets... purchase to read more