Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Global Internet Service Providers industry remains one of the gastest-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. Although developed markets such as Europe, North America and North Asia continue to dominate the industry, internet penetration in emerging markets has increased rapidly in recent years, despite competition from mobile broadband, which is not included in this industry. Over the next five years, industry revenue is expected to continue growing strongly, though competition will put pressure on profit and encourage greater consolidation... read more
Industry SWOT Analysis
The Global Internet Service Providers industry is expanding rapidly because it has been able to maintain double-digit growth in the number of internet subscribers. Worldwide demand for broadband internet access has been a key driver of this expansion. There is scope for even further rapid growth in developing countries, most of which still have fixed broadband penetration rates under 7.0%, according to the International Telecommunication Union. Although market saturation has slowed subscriber growth in more developed economies, continued product innovation and higher-tier internet packages will continue to propel growth across the industry as a whole.
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