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


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

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.

Key developments:

América Móvil increases 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 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 2014; telcos' financial and operating data to Q2 2015; recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report include:

Telekom Austria, Tele2, tele.ring, eTel Austria, UPC Austria.


1. Synopsis
2. Key statistics
3. Telecommunications market
3.1 The market recent developments
4. Regulatory environment
4.1 Historical overview
4.2 Regulatory authorities
4.2.1 Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications
4.2.2 Telekom Control Commission
4.2.3 Austrian Communications Authority (KommAustria)
4.3 EU regulatory framework
4.4 Revised NFR
4.5 Government policies
4.5.1 Privatisation of Telekom Austria
4.5.2 Interconnect
4.5.3 Access
4.6 Number Portability (NP)
4.7 Carrier PreSelection (CPS)
5. Fixed network operators
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Telekom Austria
5.2.1 Consolidating European markets
5.3 Tele2
5.4 tele.ring
5.5 UPC Austria
5.6 eTel Austria
6. Telecommunications infrastructure
6.1 Overview of the national telecom network
6.2 Next Generation Network (NGN)
6.3 Structural separation
6.4 International infrastructure
6.4.1 Submarine cable networks
6.4.2 Satellite networks
7. Wholesaling
8. Related reports
Table 1 Country statistics Austria 2015 (e)
Table 2 Telecom revenue and investment statistics 2014
Table 3 Telephone network statistics 2015 (e)
Table 4 Internet user statistics 2015 (e)
Table 5 Broadband statistics 2015 (e)
Table 6 Mobile statistics 2015 (e)
Table 7 National telecommunications authorities
Table 8 Telecoms revenue by sector 2003 - 2015
Table 9 Retail telecoms revenue by sector 2003 - 2015
Table 10 Telecoms sector investment by type 2006 - 2014
Table 11 Telecom traffic by sector 2005 - 2014
Table 12 Telekom Austria unbundled lines 2004 2015
Table 13 Ported geographic numbers by year 2006 2014
Table 14 CPS and CbC lines 2004 - 2014
Table 15 Telekom Austria Group financial data 2001 - 2015
Table 16 Telekom Austria financial data 2009 - 2015
Table 17 Telekom Austria: PSTN and ISDN access lines 2005 - 2015
Table 18 Telekom Austria traffic statistics in minutes 2007 - 2015
Table 19 Telekom Austria traffic statistics, annual change 2010 - 2015
Table 20 Telekom Austria financial data by sector 2009 - 2015
Table 21 Tele2 financial data by sector 2007 - 2015
Table 22 Tele2 subscribers 2007 - 2015
Table 23 UPC Austria revenue 2005 2015
Table 24 UPC Austria subscribers 2006 - 2015
Table 25 Historic - Fixed lines in service and household teledensity 1999 - 2004
Table 26 Fixed lines in service and household teledensity 2005 - 2015
Chart 1 Telecom traffic by sector 2005 - 2014
Chart 2 Telekom Austria financial data 2009 2015
Chart 3 Telekom Austria traffic statistics in minutes 2007 2015
Chart 4 Tele2 financial data by sector 2007 - 2015
Chart 5 Tele2 subscribers 2007 - 2015
Chart 6 UPC Austria subscribers 2006 2015
Chart 7 Fixed lines in service and teledensity 2005 2015
Exhibit 1 EU The New Regulatory Framework (NRF)
Exhibit 2 Access and the local loop

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