Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Wired Telecommunications Carriers industry operates, maintains and provides access to wired telecommunications infrastructure that transmits sound, data, text and video. Over the five years through 2016-17 industry revenue is forecast to decline at a compound annual rate of 3.7% to reach £10.8 billion. This decline in revenue may largely be attributed to an increase in the quality of substitute products, as the improved quality of wireless telecommunications has encouraged numerous downstream clients to move away from wired telecommunications and towards wireless telecommunications. This shift in consumer preferences has damaged industry demand.
In the current year industry revenue is estimated to fall by 3.3%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The geographic spread of wired telecommunications establishments is highly correlated to the demographic and economic profile of the United Kingdom. Wired access lines are present in most British households, although the percentage has been declining in recent years. This is a result of the universal service obligation, which ensures that all UK households have access to voice services over the PSTN.
The South East and London
The South East region and London are estimated to account for the largest number of industry establishments, accounting for 19% and 17.8% respectively. Lon.. purchase to read more