The Wired Telecommunications industry is part of the telecommunication services sector. In terms of revenue, it is the second-largest industry within the sector, after the Mobile Telecommunications industry (IBISWorld report 6012). However, its share of total industry revenue has been declining since the early 2000s with much more rapid development of mobile telecommunications and the expansion of the third-generation (3G) as well as fourth-generation (4G) network in China.The substitution of fixed-line or landline telecommunications with mobile telecommunications in China will continue in future years. This is well reflected in the total number of fixed-line subscribers, which is expected to decrease 3.0% in 2018 to 188.0...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

This industry is in the decline phase of its life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2023, industry value-added is expected to decrease at an annualized rate of 5.5%. In contrast, the overall economy has been experiencing substantial growth. The number of fixed-line subscribers has been declining, and is expected to fall a further 3.0% in 2018.Technological changes and innovations are relatively infrequent in this industry, and there are few new products to launch in the market. Due to the rapid expansion of wireless telecommunication networks, as well as declining prices of mobile telecommunication charges and mobile phones, the number of mobile telecommunication subscribers has increased rapidly in the past decade. Thi...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Wired Telecommunications Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Wired Telecommunications Industry are

  • Development of new products
  • Must have a license
  • Ability to provide goods/services in diverse locations
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Competition from Substitutes - Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) - Wired Telecommunications Carriers and Population Growth - China in the Wired Telecommunications industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Wired Telecommunications Industry?

    The Wired Telecommunications industry in China comprises establishments providing voice, data, image, multimedia and information services through fixed-line telephone networks. Telecommunication services provided by dedicated telephone networks within some specialized industries and institutions, such as power generation, police, oil, aviation and railways, are not included in this industry. In addition, this industry does not include content providers of value-added services.

    Industry Products
  • Fixed-line local call services
  • Fixed-line long-distance call services
  • Fixed-line value-added services
  • Industry Activities
  • Fixed-line local call services
  • Fixed-line domestic and international, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan long-distance call services
  • Fixed-line call center services
  • Fixed-line voice mailbox services
  • Fixed-line visual phone services
  • Other fixed-line services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Competition from Substitutes - Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) - Wired Telecommunications Carriers
  • Population Growth - China
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Telecommunication Services
  • Legislative Compliance Requirements - Telecommunication Services

  • Current Performance
    Industry structureIndustry globalizationEstablishments
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Industry structureIndustry trends
  • Table: Wired Telecommunications Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Wired Telecommunications Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • Internet Services
  • Business Services Industry

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Communication Equipment Manufacturing
  • Electronic Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
  • Switching Equipment Manufacturing
  • Wire and Cable Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Fixed-line local call services
  • Fixed-line long-distance call services
  • Fixed-line value-added services
  • Chart: Wired Telecommunications Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Households
  • Businesses
  • Public sector
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Wired Telecommunications Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Depreciation
  • Purchases
  • Wages and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Wired Telecommunications

  • Basis of Competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Wired Telecommunications Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    China Telecommunications Corporation, China United Network Communications Group Company Limited, China Mobile Communication Corp.,
  • Table: China Telecommunications Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: China United Network Communications Group Company Limited - financial performance
  • Table: China Mobile Communication Corp. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Wired Telecommunications Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Wired Telecommunications Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total Assets (2009-2023)
  • Total Number of Fixed Line Subscribers (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Code Division Multiple Access (Cdma)
  • A method for transmitting multiple digital signals simultaneously over the same carrier frequency.
  • Global System For Mobile Communication (Gsm)
  • A digital cellular telephone technology that is based on time-division multiple access.
  • Personal Handy-Phone System (Phs)
  • Also known as "Xiaolingtong" in China, it is a mobile network system operating in the 1880-1930 MHZ frequency band.
  • Voice Over Internet Protocol (Voip)
  • Technology that converts voice signals into digital data that is then transmitted using the internet.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
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