Fibre Optic Cable Installation in Australia: Market Research Report

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Fibre Optic Cable Installation Market Research Report | Specialist Engineering, Infrastructure & Contractors | Construction & Building Services | Jul 2014

High speeds: Industry revenue grows at a fast pace due to government investment

IBISWorld’s Fibre Optic Cable Installation 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
Market Share of Companies
Downer EDI Downer EDI market share
Leighton Holdings Leighton Holdings market share
Service Stream Group Service Stream Group market share
Transfield Services Transfield Services market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 Products Chapter

Operators in the industry design, install and maintain fibre-optic cable networks.


The installation of fibre-optic cable is the industry's main source of revenue, accounting for about 72.4% of revenue. This segment includes the installation of fibre-optic cable for telephone and internet companies, utility companies and consumers. For installation, industry participants hang cable from poles (aerial installation), bury the cable directly underground and pull cable through a conduit.

On the NBN project, the majority of optic fibre is to be laid underground. NBN Co has entered into an agreement with Telstra that allows for use of existing Telstra infrastructure such as ducts, pits, exchanges, lead-in conduits and dark fibres... purchase to read more


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What is the Fibre Optic Cable Installation Industry?

Firms in the industry primarily engage in the installation, repair and maintenance of fibre-optic cable.

Industry Products
InstallationReplacement and maintenanceEngineering and design
Industry Activities
Installation of fibre-optic cablesRepair and maintenance of fibre-optic cablesEngineering and design for installation of fibre-optic cablesInstallation of fibre-optic cablesRepair and maintenance of fibre-optic cablesEngineering and design for installation of fibre-optic cables

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