Austria - Key Statistics, Telecom Market and Regulatory Overviews
Austria's telecom market is dominated by the incumbent Telekom Austria and the cableco UPC, though there has been greater competitive pressure in the fixed-line and mobile sectors in recent years. The regulator has also encouraged local loop unbundling to improve competition in the broadband market, and has introduced virtual' unbundling in the fibre sector. This report presents key aspects of the Austrian telecom and ICT markets, including statistical data on the country, the fixed network services sector and telecom infrastructure. It presents an overview of recent regulatory developments, including broadband access and carrier preselection. The major fixed network operators are also profiled, together with the most recent performance data and an analysis on market strategies.
América Móvil manoeuvres to increase stake Telekom Austria; Telekom Austria expands in CEE through additional acquisitions; infrastructure investment growth; mobile sector revenue accounting for two-thirds of total telecom revenue; KPN and Telekom Austria to create joint wholesale fibre network; Telekom Austria launches new 100Gb/s network across CEE, switches domestic fixed-line traffic to VoIP; regulator's market data for 2012 and updates to September 2013; telcos' financial and operating data to Q4 2013; market developments to April 2014.