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High-speed service: The internet's share of advertising expenditures will increase, spurring growth

IBISWorld’s Internet Publishing and Broadcasting 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 identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry is characterized by intense competition amid a rapidly changing technological landscape
  • Operators generate a majority of revenue from mobile devices through the sale of advertising
  • As major players become more dominant, it will become even easier to keep their competitive edge

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Internet Publishing and Broadcasting industry has posted incredible growth over the five years to 2016, as industry operators have provided an increasingly popular medium for advertisements. In the coming years, revenue is set to accelerate further as businesses continue to transition brand-building campaigns from traditional media to the internet. The internet's growing share of advertising expenditure is expected to account for the majority of this growth...

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    Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Internet Publishing and Broadcasting industry operates with a high level of capital intensity, on average, yet remains low for small operators. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages in 2017, the industry overall will allocate $0.46 in capital investment. The industry's high level of capital intensity has increased substantially over the five-year period, as depreciation expenses have soared for companies.

    Since operators in this industry offer such a diverse range of products, capital intensity can vary significantly among operators. A small company with a simple website can operate with little capital expenditure, while a company like Facebook requires massive investment in datacenters and computing hardware to maintain its operations. Exp..

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    Additional Insights for the Internet Publishing and Broadcasting Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Internet Publishing and Broadcasting Industry are

  • Developing a clear niche
  • Word of mouth recommendations
  • Attracting advertisers
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Internet traffic volume and Number of mobile internet connections in the Internet Publishing and Broadcasting industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Internet Publishing and Broadcasting Industry?

    This industry includes organizations and individuals that offer nonphysical products, such as news, music and video, exclusively through the internet. Revenue in this industry is derived from the sale of advertising space or subscriptions to consumers. In addition, companies may derive revenue from intellectual property licensing and the sale of user information to third parties. This industry does not include search engines, internet service providers or publishers of offline content.

    Industry Products
    Paid content
    Ad-driven content
    Intellectual property licensing
    Industry Activities
    Online video sharing and broadcasting
    Internet-based radio broadcasting
    Online news publishing
    Social networking
    Online comic publishing
    E-book publishing
    Internet forum publishing
    Podcast publishing
    Online advertising

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Internet traffic volume
  • Number of mobile internet connections
  • Total advertising expenditure
  • Number of broadband connections
  • Demand from movie theaters

  • Current Performance
  • Mobile platforms spur growth
  • Content producers
  • Booming internet advertising
  • Network effects
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Major players will remain dominant
  • Mobile will change the landscape
  • Table: Internet Publishing and Broadcasting Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Internet Publishing and Broadcasting Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • Retail Trade
  • Telecommunications Resellers
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Data Processing & Hosting Services
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Software Publishing
  • Telecommunication Networking Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Ad-driven content
  • Paid content
  • Other
  • Intellectual property licensing
  • Chart: Internet Publishing and Broadcasting Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers
  • Other advertisers
  • Retail advertisers
  • Financial services advertisers
  • Automotive advertisers
  • Telecom advertisers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Internet Publishing and Broadcasting Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages and depreciation
  • Purchases
  • Marketing
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Internet Publishing and Broadcasting

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Internet Publishing and Broadcasting Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    FacebookAlphabet Inc.Apple Inc.Netflix Inc.
  • Table: Facebook - financial performance
  • Table: Alphabet Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Apple Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Netflix Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Internet Publishing and Broadcasting Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Internet Publishing and Broadcasting Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Internet traffic volume (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Broadband
  • A one-way internet connection at speeds in excess of 200 Kbps.
  • Datacenter
  • A facility in which computer and storage systems are housed.
  • Old Media
  • Traditional means of communication, such as cable TV, radio and newspapers that existed before the internet.
  • Social Network
  • A category of website that is primarily used for communication and sharing with other members.
  • Traffic Acquisition Costs
  • Payments made to online operators that direct traffic to their websites.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Internet Publishing and Broadcasting market research report includes:
    • 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
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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