Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Despite a marginal setback during the recession, the Dark Fiber Network Operators industry has maintained strong growth, due to growing broadband use. Expanding broadband connections and rebounding corporate profit will continue to support revenue growth in the next five years. Further, industry players are engaging in strategic acquisitions to gain a competitive edge.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Dark Fiber Network Operators industry operates with a high level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages, the industry will allocate $0.68 to capital investment. The industry's level of capital intensity has increased dramatically over the five-year period, as the industry allocated $0.41 in capital expenditure per dollar in wages in 2008. With increasing downstream demand, dark fiber network operators have made capital investments in order to establish and grow communication networks.
Moreover, while wages account for a large share of revenue, estimated at 17.0% of the total in 2013, they have declined from 21.6% of revenue in 2008... purchase to read more