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Fibre Optic Cable Installation in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Fibre Optic Cable Installation Market Research Report | Specialist Engineering, Infrastructure & Contractors | Construction & Building Services | Mar 2016

A live wire: Industry revenue is surging on the back of government expenditure on the NBN

The Fibre Optic Cable Installation market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Broadspectrum Broadspectrum market share
CIMIC Group CIMIC Group market share
Downer Downer market share
Service Stream Group Service Stream Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 Investment Chapter

The industry provides installation services that are labour dependent. As a consequence of the labour intensity of the industry's services, expenses related to labour far outweigh the investment in capital. In addition, industry operators use a mix of hired and proprietary plant and equipment, with the ability to hire equipment further reducing capital requirements.

The industry allocates an estimated $22.33 on labour costs for every dollar spent on capital input in 2015-16. Over the next five years the ratio of labour costs to depreciation is expected to increase marginally as the industry sheds non-permanent subcontracted labour when demand conditions wane. The industry incurs substantial subcontractor costs in addition to direct employment costs... 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
Installation of fibre-optic cableReplacement and maintenance of fibre-optic cableEngineering and design of fibre-optic cable
Industry Activities
Installation of fibre-optic cablesRepair and maintenance of fibre-optic cablesEngineering and design for installation of fibre-optic cables

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