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Internet Service Providers in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Internet Service Providers Market Research Report | SIC J61.400 | Sep 2016

Strong signal: Increased demand for fibre-optic broadband has supported industry growth

IBISWorld’s Internet Service Providers market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
British Sky Broadcasting Limited British Sky Broadcasting Limited market share
BT Group BT Group market share
TalkTalk Group TalkTalk Group market share
Virgin Media Virgin Media market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The UK Internet Service Providers industry includes operators that deliver internet access via fixed lines to businesses, households and the government. Providers may also offer a range of related services to businesses and large corporations. Over the five years through 2016-17, demand for industry services is forecast to increase, as the internet has become more essential in terms of the day-to-day lives of consumers and businesses. Increased innovation in the industry has led to increased demand for industry services. Entrenched services such as browsing, communications and social networking, have made the internet a necessity. Moreover, new downstream markets have been created that rely entirely on internet services... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The barriers to entry in this industry are the lowest of all telecommunications industries. This is highlighted by the high number of small operation internet service providers (ISPs) that exist in the United Kingdom and across the world.

The barriers of enter the industry are estimated to be medium, as increased regulation in this industry has led to barriers to entry falling. At present, a large number of ISPs look to major players such as BT in order to rent their network connections. Increased regulation from Ofcom in recent years has led to decreases in the price charged for this service, which has decreased barriers to entry. How.. purchase to read more


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What is the Internet Service Providers Industry?

Companies in this industry provide internet access via fixed lines to businesses, households and the government. Internet services are provided via dial-up and fixed broadband connections. The industry also includes the provision of other corporate data services. Mobile-internet provision is not included in the industry.

Industry Products
Broadband and narrowbandOther data servicesIP VPNEthernet
Industry Activities
Internet service provisionInternet Protocol virtual private network (IP VPN) servicesEthernet services

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