Austria - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses
Austria's telecom market is dominated by the incumbent Telekom Austria and the cableco UPC Austria, though there has been greater competitive pressure in the fixed-line broadband and mobile sectors in recent years. América Móvil has a controlling interest in Telekom Austria, though in mid-2016 it reduced its stake in the incumbent in line with commitments made when it first bought into the operator in 2014. 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.
Telekom Austria makes progress with smart meter program; América Móvil sells 7.8% stake in Telekom Austria, reducing its stake to 51.9%; 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 create joint wholesale fibre network; Telekom Austria launches new 100Gb/s network across CEE, switches domestic fixed-line traffic to VoIP; report update includes the regulator's market data to Q1 2016, telcos' financial and operating data to Q3 2016, recent market developments.