Telecommunications Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Telecommunications Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 0.5%

The Telecommunications Services subdivision has changed the way Australians interact by providing increased connectivity. Rising demand for mobile services has occurred at the expense of fixed line services. Revenue derived from wireless services has increased, driven by rising mobile data consumption volumes and enhanced mobile connectivity. However, falling demand for fixed line services and strong price competition in the mobile services space have significantly constrained the subdivision's ability to generate revenue. Overall, subdivision revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 0.5% over the five years through 2018-19, to $37.6 billion. Mobile providers have competed on a price basis by offering additional value on their capped plans....
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Telecommunications Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Telecommunications Services subdivision is anticipated to post moderate revenue growth over the next five years. The migration from wired to wireless telecommunications is forecast to continue over the period as consumers and businesses increasingly rely on mobile phone and data connectivity. Price competition is projected to partially subside in the mobile telecommunications sector as Telstra, Optus and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) look to increase profitability rather than market share over the next five years. The copper network that forms the basis of wired telecommunications will likely become less important as the NBN rolls out. However, the current development plan still relies on the copper network for the final stage of delivering...
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Telecommunications Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $38bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 3,696
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 53,954

Biggest companies in the Telecommunications Services industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Telecommunications Services in Australia industry include Telstra Corporation Limited, SingTel Optus Pty Limited, Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited and NBN Co Limited.

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What is Telecommunications Services industry?

Industry Definition

Telecommunications companies mainly operate, maintain or provide access to facilities that transmit voice, data, text, sound and video over wire, cable, wireless and satellite networks. Not all subdivision participants own and operate telecommunications infrastructure. Telecommunications resellers purchase network capacity and then retail services to businesses and consumers. Internet service providers are not included in this subdivision.

Industry Products and Services

  • Mobile services
  • Wired services
  • Resold telecommunications
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Wired telecommunication service provision
  • Wireless telecommunications service provision
  • Satellite communication service provision (except mobile telephones)
  • Television and radio relay station operation

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Telecommunications companies mainly operate, maintain or provide access to facilities that transmit voice, data, text, sound and video over wire, cable, wireless and satellite networks. Not all subdivision participants own and operate telecommunications infrastructure. Telecommunications resellers purchase network capacity and then retail services to businesses and consumers. Internet service providers are not included in this subdivision.

Main Activities

  • Wired telecommunication service provision
  • Wireless telecommunications service provision
  • Satellite communication service provision (except mobile telephones)
  • Television and radio relay station operation

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Mobile telecommunications density refers to the number of active mobile telecommunications services in Australia. An increase in mobile telecommunications...
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Mobile telecommunications density
Number of households
Real household disposable income
Demand from telecommunications and other electrical goods wholesaling

Current Performance

Rising competition
Connectivity
Subdivision structure
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Demand trends
Broadband network
 Table: Telecommunications Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Telecommunications Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Education and Training in Australia
Consumer Goods Retailing in Australia
Finance in Australia
Professional Services in Australia
Health Services in Australia
Internet Service Providers in Australia
Consumers

Key Selling Industries

Telecommunications Services in Australia






Products & Services

Most Telecommunications Services subdivision revenue comes from mobile services and wired services sold directly to consumers and businesses by the compan...
Commercial clients
Governments




Demand Determinants

Population growth and household income levels are the main determinants of demand from consumers. Increases in the population and household numbers boost ...
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Major Markets

Commercial clients
Governments





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Telecommunications Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Telecommunications Services subdivision is highly concentrated, with the four largest companies expected to account for over 70% of subdivision revenu...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Telecommunications Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Telecommunications Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Telstra Corporation Limited is Australia's oldest and largest provider of telecommunications services. The company began as a statutory monopoly in 1901. ...
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Telstra

 Table: Telstra - financial performance

SingTel Optus

 Table: SingTel Optus - financial performance

Vodafone Hutchison Australia

 Table: Vodafone Hutchison Australia - financial performance

NBN Co

 Table: NBN Co - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Telecommunications Services subdivision is highly capital-intensive. For every dollar spent on wages in 2018-19, subdivision operators will invest an ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Telecommunications Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Telecommunications Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Profitability Analysis
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  • SWOT Analysis
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  • Industry Trends
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  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
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