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