Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Australia - Market Research Report

Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.0%

The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry is made up of companies that own the wireless infrastructure that enables voice and data services, and radio and television relays. The industry has grown over the past five years, driven by increasing demand for constant connectivity and higher data usage. However, strong price competition among the industry's major players has tempered revenue growth. As a result, industry revenue is forecast to rise at an annualised 2.0% over the five years through 2018-19, to reach $24.0 billion. Increased demand for more expensive mobile plans with higher data caps and expected initial offerings of 5G plans is projected to drive revenue growth of 3.4% in the current year. Industry competition has been intense ov...
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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The increasing importance of wireless communication devices in the daily lives of Australians will continue to drive growth in the Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry over the next five years. Increasing demand for data services is anticipated to offset declining demand for voice-only services over the period. Industry profit margins are projected to increase over the next five years, largely due to sustained demand for wireless devices that offer fast mobile internet browsing capabilities. However, stronger competition in the voice market from external substitutes, such as voice over internet protocol (VoIP) over the NBN, is projected to constrain profit margin growth. Overall, industry revenue is forecast to rise at an annualised X.X% ove...
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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $24bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 639
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 24,010

Biggest companies in the Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry

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

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What is Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry?

Industry Definition

The industry includes businesses that operate and maintain transmission and switching facilities to deliver direct communications through airwaves. The industry also includes establishments that provide wireless telecommunications network services, and those that supply and maintain equipment used to receive signals.

Industry Products and Services

  • Postpaid services
  • Prepaid services
  • Handsets and equipment
  • Data services
  • Machine-to-machine communications
  • Satellite, television and radio relay

Industry Activities

  • Cellular telephone communication service
  • Direct-to-home satellite systems operation
  • Microwave/radio wave transmission
  • Satellite communication services
  • Television relay station operation
  • Radio dispatch services provision
  • Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) provision

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

The industry includes businesses that operate and maintain transmission and switching facilities to deliver direct communications through airwaves. The industry also includes establishments that provide wireless telecommunications network services, and those that supply and maintain equipment used to receive signals.

Main Activities

  • Cellular telephone communication service
  • Direct-to-home satellite systems operation
  • Microwave/radio wave transmission
  • Satellite communication services
  • Television relay station operation
  • Radio dispatch services provision
  • Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) provision

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Mobile telecommunications density refers to the share of the population that owns a mobile phone, a wireless internet connection (such as USB modems and w...
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Mobile telecommunications density
Demand from wired telecommunications network operation
IT and telecommunications adoption
Real household disposable income

Current Performance

Wired to wireless
Growing data demand
Spectrum auctions
Intensifying competition
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Data consumption
Voice market and substitution
 Table: Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Retail Trade
Telecommunications Services in Australia
Finance in Australia
Consumers



Key Selling Industries

Communication Equipment Manufacturing in Australia
Telecommunications Services in Australia





Products & Services

Wireless networks are becoming increasingly important in the general telecommunications sector as voice and text communication continues to move from fixe...
Businesses
Government




Demand Determinants

Population and household income growth positively influence consumer demand. When the population grows, there will be more people using mobile phones, whi...
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Major Markets

Businesses
Government





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

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The industry has one of the highest levels of concentration in the Australian economy. The three major players are anticipated to account for over 80% of ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

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

Industry Globalization

Telstra Corporation Limited is Australia's largest telecommunications services provider. The company began as a statutory monopoly in 1901. It was corpora...
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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

Capital Intensity

The industry exhibits high levels of capital intensity. For every dollar the industry invests on capital expenses, an estimated $0.63 will be spent on wag...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Wireless Telecommunications Carriers 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 Wireless Telecommunications Carriers 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)

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Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

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Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
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Liabilities, %

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