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 Key Buyers Chapter
The industry has a low level of market share concentration. The bulk of industry activity is generated by the National Broadband Network project and the contracts are principally let to tier-1 contractors, such as Visionstream, Service Stream, Downer EDI and Broadspectrum. The four largest players in this industry are estimated to contribute 29.6% of the industry's annual revenue in 2015-16, down from an estimated 42.3% in the previous year due to the spread of new NBN contracts awarded under the Multi-Technology Integrated Master Agreements (MIMAs) with preferred delivery partners taking multi-year responsibility.
The industry is at the start of a government-created boom, as the Federal Government invests in infrastructure to build the NBN... purchase to read more