Austria - Broadband Market Insights, Analysis and Forecasts
The Austrian broadband market is dominated by the DSL sector, which rapidly overtook cable as the preferred access method. UPC Austria is the leading cable operator, while Telekom Austria retains a leading share of the DSL market. The operator has invested in vectoring VDSL and G.fast technologies in a bid to deliver fast broadband services in urban areas with less investment than is required via FttP. This report provides data and analysis on the broadband market and public data services in Austria, including technologies such as xDSL, leased lines, cable modems, FttP, powerline broadband, WiFi and internet via satellite. The report also profiles of some of the key providers, and provides forecasts for broadband penetration to 2020.
TA trials G.fast technology with Alcatel-Lucent; Xlink launches 1Gb/s FttP broadband offer; Telekom Austria targets connecting 2.3 million homes with FttP by 2013; mobile broadband subscribers approach two million mark, representing almost 60% of all broadband customers; TA's GigaNet FttX network reaches 52% of households; UPC Austria tests 1.3Gb/s service; TA trials vectoring technology; regulator data for 2012 and updates to Q3 2013; operator data to Q4 2013, market developments to April 2014.