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Global Internet Service Providers: Market Research Report

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Global Internet Service Providers Market Research Report | May 2017

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
NTT NTT market share
Verizon Communications Verizon Communications market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global Internet Service Providers industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the global economy. Explosive growth is being propelled by rapid advancements in internet-related infrastructure and services, as the emergence of a plethora of powerful personal and business internet applications has transformed how businesses and consumers operate. Rapidly rising demand for broadband internet access and continued investment in wired internet infrastructure have helped propel the industry forward. Over the next five years, broadband subscribership will continue to propel the industry forward as more households and businesses purchase or upgrade internet services... read more

Industry Locations

The industry is dominated by the three developed regions of North Asia, Europe and North America. These three regions collectively accounted for roughly fourth-fifths of industry revenue in 2016. In contrast, these three regions accounted for under one-half of the global population. Accordingly, subscribers in these regions spend more than the global average on internet access and associated services, and hence have a much higher average revenue per user.

North Asia

North Asia accounts for the largest proportion of global revenue, at 30.8%. North Asia is dominated by three countries that are at various stages of internet subscriber take-up: Japan, South Korea and China. Chi.. 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 (see IBISWorld report I5111-GL Global Wireless Telecommunications Carriers).

Industry Products
DSLCableFiber to the premisesDial up, satellite and other
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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