The Electricity and Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction industry is in the growth stage of its life cycle. Operators in the Electricity and Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction industry construct and maintain electricity generating capacity, power transmission lines and communications infrastructure, in addition to related facilities. The power generation market has performed well relative to other industries in the construction sector and buoyant demand is expected to support industry growth. The convergence of telecommunications and utility transmission technologies has resulted in structural changes for the industry and its clientele. Downstream technological developments and environmental concerns have resulted in unprecedented investment into the industry. Over the five years through 2018-19, industry revenue is forecast to increase at a compound annual rate of 20.9%.
Contractors in the Electricity and Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction industry construct distribution lines for electricity and telecommunications providers, and the buildings and structures that are integral parts of these systems. The industry covers the construction of civil engineering infrastructure for long-distance and urban communication and power lines. Contractors also repair and maintain this infrastructure.