The Global Internet Service Providers (ISPs) industry remains one of the fastest-growing industries in the global economy. Explosive growth is being propelled by rapid advancements in internet-related infrastructure and services, particularly in developing economies where internet penetration remains low. The emergence of a plethora of powerful personal and business internet applications has transformed how businesses and consumers operate. These markets are benefiting from the internet's increasing ability to cut time and shrink distance. For businesses, this has delivered productivity improvements and enabled greater connectivity.
Industry operators provide internet access via wired networks. Some internet service providers (ISPs) offer extra services such as web hosting, web page designing and connectivity consulting. ISPs may provide local or national coverage to retail clients or deliver backbone services, except telecommunications carriers, to other ISPs. This industry excludes wireless internet services provided by wireless carriers, which is covered in I5111-GL Global Wireless Telecommunications Carriers.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.