Companies in this industry provide retail internet service, whether they own telecommunications infrastructure or not. Revenue is simply derived from the provision of an internet service to all consumers, business and government. In 2012-13, this industry will generate $7.0 billion in revenue. Internet service providers (ISPs) represent one of the fastest-growing industries in the telecommunications sector, recording annualised growth over the past five years of 1.9% through to 2012-13, with 6.1% growth in 2012-13. This reflects the growing importance and influence the internet is having on the day-to-day lives of consumers and businesses.
Companies in this industry provide internet access via fixed lines to businesses, households and government. Internet services are provided via dial-up and fixed broadband connections. Internet service providers may also offer support services including web page hosting, web development, domain services, intranet development and administration, and e-commerce based services.
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.