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Finland Telecommunications Report Q1 2016

Finland Telecommunications Report Q1 2016

BMI View: Finland has the highest penetration rate in Western Europe, as many users complement theirusual mobile phone subscription with one specifically for mobile broadband. However, the Finnishgovernment seeks to expedite the construction of communications and electricity networks with acts onshared construction and use of infrastructure. On November 12, the Finnish Ministry of Transport andCommunications decided to implement an act covering sharing of networks and to revise the InformationSociety Code regarding networks within buildings. The acts are expected to be effective from July 1 2016.

The government aims to slash the construction costs of high-speed broadband networks, by boostingcollaboration among grid operators and to facilitate the development of digital services and functions.

Latest Updates & Industry Developments

The mobile market recorded 1.2% y-o-y growth to Q315 and reached 10.0mn subscriptions.

Mobile data traffic continues to grow, almost doubling y-o-y from 135 Petabytes (PB) in H114 to 266PBin H115. This has been driven by dedicated mobile broadband services and unlimited data plans.

Fixed voice subscriptions have fallen to 580,000 in H115 from 690,000 a year earlier. However, IPTVsubscriptions are slowly but steadily rising and have reached 376,000 at the end of H115 indicating someroom for converged services especially as wireline services provide higher ARPU than mobile services.

At the end of H115, there were 1.732mn fixed broadband connections.


BMI Industry View
Latest Updates & Industry Developments
SWOT
Industry Forecast
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Finland 2012-2019)
Wireline
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
Western Europe Risk/Reward Index
Table: Western Europe Risk/Reward Index
Market Overview
Telecoms
Market Drivers & Trends
Mobile
Wireline Voice & Broadband
Pay TV/Convergence
Regulatory Development
Regulatory Overview
Regulatory Environment
Spectrum
Wireline Interconnection And Access
Mobile Termination Rates
Competitive Landscape
Table: Key Players - Finland Telecoms Sector
Operators' Data
Table: TeliaSonera Finland
Table: Elisa Finland
Table: DNA Finland
Company Profile
DNA
Elisa Corporation
Finnet Group
TeliaSonera Finland
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Finland 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Finland 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Finland 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Finland 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Finland 1990-2025)
Glossary
Table: Glossary Of Terms
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sources
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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