Companies in the Internet Service Providers industry offer retail internet services, and include firms that own or lease the telecommunications infrastructure. Revenue is derived from the provision of internet services to consumers, businesses and governments. Internet service providers (ISPs) have historically been among the fastest growing operators in the technology sector. However, market saturation for fixed broadband has caused revenue growth to slow over the past five years. Growth is beginning to pick up pace again as technologies are upgraded. Revenue is forecast to grow by an annualised 6.6% in the five years through 2014-15, to reach $4.9 billion.
Companies in this industry provide internet access via fixed lines to businesses, households and governments. Internet services are provided via dial-up, integrated services digital network (ISDN) and fixed broadband connections. The industry also provides internet-reliant telecommunication services such as voice over internet protocol (VoIP). The industry excludes mobile-internet provision.
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.