Information in the US - Industry Market Research Report

  • ID: 4517505
  • Report
  • Region: United States
  • 39 pages
  • IBISWorld
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Well-read: The sector is benefiting from changing technology and growth in online publishing

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Alphabet Inc.
  • AT&T Inc.
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Information in the US

The Information Sector creates and distributes media content to US consumers and businesses. Overall, the sector responds to trends in household formation, which influences subscription volumes to communications services; advertising expenditure, which generates nearly one-fifth of sector revenue; and consumer incomes and spending habits, which influence the extent to which households purchase discretionary entertainment products. The industry also sells some products and services directly to businesses and is influenced to a lesser extent by trends in corporate profit and business sentiment. Over the five years to 2018, sector revenue is expected to increase. Over the next five years to 2023, the Information Sector is expected to grow more moderately, with revenue anticipated to move roughly in line with the overall economy.

The Information Sector includes businesses that produce and distribute information and cultural products; provide the means for their distribution; or process data. The sector includes telecommunications; data processing and hosting; print, online and software publishing; film, television and record production and distribution; and television and radio stations and networks. The sector does not include live entertainment.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Alphabet Inc.
  • AT&T Inc.
  • Comcast Corporation
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • MORE
ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY
Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE
Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

PRODUCTS & MARKETS
Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Industry Globalization

MAJOR COMPANIES

OPERATING CONDITIONS
Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

KEY STATISTICS
Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

JARGON & GLOSSARY
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