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Global Internet Service Providers: Market Research Report

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Global Internet Service Providers Market Research Report | Jul 2014

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Internet Service Providers global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

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Market Share of Companies
AT&T AT&T market share
China Telecom China Telecom market share
Comcast Comcast market share
NTT NTT market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$474bn
Annual Growth 09-14
10.9%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment ('000)
558
Businesses
82,236
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

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. Over the five years to 2014, rapid advancements in internet-related infrastructure and services led to explosive growth for the industry. Going forward, growth will remain strong, as the internet will become an even greater part of the daily lives of businesses and consumers... read more

Starting a New Business

The barriers to entry for this industry are considered to be medium, but increasing. Small ISPs are able to resell capacity from infrastructure owners and can target a particular geographic or market segment successfully. By reselling services, they are able to avoid investing in costly infrastructure that is often characterized as having a fairly short life cycle. Though resellers are able to enter and exit the market fairly easily they are subject to lower margins and often depend on regulators to set access pricing.

In some countries ISPs require a license to operate. The government may limit the number of licenses on offer. Having said this, in many countries it is not difficult to obtain and operate as an ISP... read more

 


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What is the Global Internet Service Providers Industry?

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.

Industry Products
Cable internet servicesDialup internet servicesFiber, satelite and other internet servicesDSL internet services
 
Industry Activities
Dial-up internet access servicesBroadband internet access servicesFixed wireless internet access servicesInternet backbone services, excluding services from wired telecommunications carriersWeb hosting


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