In common with other Scandinavian countries, Norway has a sophisticated telecom market with high broadband and mobile penetration rates and a developed digital TV sector. Although not a member of the European Union, its telecoms sector is synchronised with relevant EC legislation. Telenor and Tele2 are the dominant operators in all sectors, though there is increasing competition from new entrants. This report introduces the key elements of Norway’s telecom market, providing statistics and an overview of the regulatory environment, the fixed network operators and their services, and telecom infrastructure.
Telecom market revenue falls in 2012; Telenor phases out PSTN infrastructure; Thor 7 satellite secures approval for 2013 launch, Thor 2 de-orbited; Telenor realigns operating divisions; TeliaSonera sells NextGenTel broadband business; smart grid updates; regulator’s market data for 2012, telcos’ operating and financial data to Q2 2013; market developments to August 2013.
Companies covered in this report include:
Telenor, TeliaSonera, Tele2, BaneTele.