Communication Equipment Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 1.3%

The Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry's performance has fluctuated over the past five years due to increased demand from international markets and rising import penetration. Local industry players have benefited from manufacturing niche products, such as radio frequency augmenting equipment, that large multinational companies typically do not manufacture. The industry exhibits high globalisation, with a large proportion of industry revenue generated through export markets, particularly China, Hong Kong and the United States. Additionally, imports from countries such as China and Vietnam satisfy the vast majority of domestic demand. These countries have dominated the Australian communication equipment market over the past five years due t...
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Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Revenue for the Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Demand for industry products from telecommunications services providers is projected to increase over the next five years, boosting industry revenue. Despite an anticipated appreciation of the Australian dollar, industry players are forecast to continue focusing on niche export markets and manufacturing high value-added products. This trend is anticipated to increase the industry's export revenue by an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX. Competition and demand Price competition in the domestic market is high, with many firms supplying this market anticipated to exit the ind...
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Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $2bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 411
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 4,414

Biggest companies in the Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Communication Equipment Manufacturing in Australia industry include Codan Limited and Standard Communications Pty Ltd.

  • pie_chart Codan Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators manufacture telecommunication, broadcasting and transceiver equipment. Products include telecommunication exchange equipment, telecommunication transmission equipment (except cabling) and broadcasting equipment (such as transceivers and transmitters). The industry also manufactures telecommunication customer premises equipment, such as telephones, private exchanges, modems and routers.

Industry Products and Services

  • Telecommunication equipment parts
  • Line telephone and telegraph equipment
  • Radio and television equipment and parts
  • Mobile phones
  • Other communication equipment and parts

Industry Activities

  • Modem, intercom, alarm system and pager equipment manufacturing
  • Radio and television studio broadcast equipment manufacturing
  • Radio transceiver and transmitter manufacturing
  • Digital telecommunications switch manufacturing
  • Telecommunication equipment manufacturing
  • Telephone and telephone switching equipment manufacturing
  • Data transmission equipment manufacturing
  • Cable TV equipment manufacturing
  • TV antenna and parts manufacturing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators manufacture telecommunication, broadcasting and transceiver equipment. Products include telecommunication exchange equipment, telecommunication transmission equipment (except cabling) and broadcasting equipment (such as transceivers and transmitters). The industry also manufactures telecommunication customer premises equipment, such as telephones, private exchanges, modems and routers.

Main Activities

  • Modem, intercom, alarm system and pager equipment manufacturing
  • Radio and television studio broadcast equipment manufacturing
  • Radio transceiver and transmitter manufacturing
  • Digital telecommunications switch manufacturing
  • Telecommunication equipment manufacturing
  • Telephone and telephone switching equipment manufacturing
  • Data transmission equipment manufacturing
  • Cable TV equipment manufacturing
  • TV antenna and parts manufacturing

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Demand from downstream wholesalers of communication equipment significantly affects industry revenue and profit margins. Industry revenue typically increa...
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Demand from telecommunications and other electrical goods wholesaling
Trade-weighted index
Demand from telecommunications services
Private capital expenditure on machinery and equipment

Current Performance

Exports and imports
Other industry trends
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Appreciating Australian dollar
Industry challenges
 Table: Communication Equipment Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Communication Equipment Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Mining
Information Media and Telecommunications
Central Government Administration in Australia
Consumer Goods Retailing in Australia
National and Regional Commercial Banks in Australia


Key Selling Industries

Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing in Australia
Computer and Electronic Office Equipment Manufacturing in Australia
Computer System Design Services in Australia




Products & Services

Companies operating in the Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry produce a range of telecommunication, broadcasting and transmitting products for...
Communication service providers
Governments and businesses
Households
Agriculture, forestry, mining and other sectors


Demand Determinants

International demand largely drives demand for Australian-made communication equipment, as the majority of industry revenue is sourced from overseas marke...
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Major Markets

Communication service providers
Governments and businesses
Households
Agriculture, forestry, mining and other sectors



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Communication Equipment Manufacturing 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 a low concentration level, with the four largest players accounting for less than 15% of revenue. No industry companies have a market sha...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Communication Equipment Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Established in 1959, Codan Limited is an Australian-owned publicly listed company, involved in the design, development and manufacturing of communication ...
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Codan

 Table: Codan - financial performance

GME

 Table: GME - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry exhibits low capital intensity. For every dollar paid in wages in 2019-20, an estimated $0.07 will be i...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Communication Equipment Manufacturing 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 Communication Equipment Manufacturing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2020)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2020)
Establishments (2007-2020)
Businesses (2007-2020)
Employment (2007-2020)
Exports (2007-2020)
Imports (2007-2020)
Wages (2007-2020)
Wages (2007-2020)

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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    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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