Finland - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses

Synopsis

Finland’s telecom market is among the more progressive in Europe, with operators having been at the forefront in deploying technologies and with the regulator being among the first to auction spectrum for 5G use. These efforts have been supported by the government which is working towards its ambitious national broadband targets through to 2025.

As a result of these efforts the country enjoys one of the highest broadband and mobile penetration rates in the region, with customers able to make use of the latest iterations of technologies including DOCSIS3.1, carrier aggregation with LTE-A, and GPON fibre infrastructure.

This report assesses key aspects of the Finnish telecom market, providing data on the fixed network services sector together with an overview of important regulatory issues including interconnection, local loop unbundling, number portability and carrier preselection. The major operators are profiled, while the telecoms infrastructure and fixed telephony services are also assessed.

Key developments:

  • Nokia launches key technologies for the Smart Tampere project;
  • Cinia Group participates in the Arctic Connect cable linking Europe with North America and Asia;
  • Fixed-voice subscriptions continue to fall;
  • Report update includes the regulator's market data update to December 2017, telcos' financial and operating data to Q2 2018, recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report:

Telia, Finnet Group, DNA, Elisa, TDC Finland, Tele2

Table of Contents

  • Key statistics

  • Telecommunications market

    • Historical overview
    • Market analysis
  • Regulatory environment

    • Historic overview
    • Regulatory authorities
    • Privatisation of Telecom Finland
    • Interconnect
    • Access
    • Number Portability (NP)
    • Carrier preselection (CPS)
  • Fixed network operators

    • Telia Finland
    • Finnet Group
    • DNA
    • Elisa Corporation
    • TDC Finland
    • Tele2
  • Telecommunications infrastructure

    • Overview of the national telecom network
    • Next Generation Networks
    • International infrastructure
    • Smart metering
    • Data centres
  • Appendix – Historic data

  • Related reports


List of Tables

  • Table 1 – Top Level Country Statistics and Telco Authorities - Finland – 2019 (e)
  • Table 2 – Fixed-line termination rate – 2005 – 2020
  • Table 3 – Fixed lines in service and teledensity – 2000 – 2008

List of Charts

  • Chart 1 – Telecom revenue by sector – 2009 – 2018
  • Chart 2 – Change in market share telecom revenue by operator – 2012 – 2018
  • Chart 3 – Development of retail and wholesale telecom revenue – 2009 – 2018
  • Chart 4 – Telecom investment by sector – 20011 – 2018
  • Chart 5 – Average median LLU access pricing - copper – 2009 – 2018
  • Chart 6 – Average median LLU access pricing - fibre pair – 2010 – 2018
  • Chart 7 – Fixed-line operators’ market share of subscribers – 2009 – 2018
  • Chart 8 – Decline in fixed-line traffic – 2006 – 2018
  • Chart 9 – Telia (Finland) revenue, EBITDA – 2012 – 2019
  • Chart 10 – Telia (Finland) mobile and broadband revenue – 2009 – 2019
  • Chart 11 – Telia Finland fixed subscribers by sector – 2009 – 2019
  • Chart 12 – DNA financial data – 2008 – 2019
  • Chart 13 – DNA revenue by sector (consumer and business) – 2008 – 2019
  • Chart 14 – DNA subscribers by sector – 2007 – 2019
  • Chart 15 – Change in Elisa fixed subscribers by platform – 2009 – 2019
  • Chart 16 – Growth in Elisa Group revenue by sector – 2009 – 20189
  • Chart 17 – Elisa Group financial data – 2008 – 2019
  • Chart 18 – Fixed lines in service and teledensity – 2009 – 2024

List of Exhibits

  • Exhibit 1 – Access and the local loop

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Number of pages 50

Status Current

Last updated 14 Sep 2019
Update History

Analyst: Henry Lancaster

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