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Denmark - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses


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Denmark - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses

Denmark's mobile market continues to show steady growth despite the country having one of the highest mobile penetration rates in Europe. Growth has been stimulated by consumer demand for data services, and this is set to continue strongly during the next few years as telcos are able to make use of additional spectrum in the 1800MHz band auctioned in mid-2016. In addition, the ITU's November 2015 decision to set aside 700MHz digital dividend spectrum for mobile broadband will enable the regulator to auction these assets as well, so improving access to broadband in rural areas. All four main operators TDC Mobile, Telenor Denmark, Telia and Hi3G have launched LTE services, supplementing their existing HSPA networks.

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in the Danish mobile market, including an analysis of the key regulatory issues and the growth of mobile data services such as mobile TV.

Key developments:

TDC trials a 1Gb/s mobile data service; Nokia Networks completes a single RAN project for TT Network spanning GSM, 3G and LTE technologies; Telenor discontinues low-cost BiBoB brand and migrates customers to its CBB Mobil unit; Telenor and H3 trial Wi-Fi Calling technology; Tele2 deploys LoRa for IoT applications among businesses; Danish Business Authority auctions 1800MHz spectrum for LTE services; MNOs deploy carrier aggregation LTE-A technologies; H3 Denmark scraps roaming charges for calls to several countries; TeliaSonera and Telenor merge networks for TT Network joint venture; TDC develops MVNO interests; mobile data traffic growth; TDC signs six-year contract with Huawei; MNOs end NFC-based mobile wallet platform; report update includes the regulator's market data update for 2015, telcos' operating and financial data to Q3 2016, recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report:

TDC, Telenor Denmark, 3 Denmark, Lycamobile, Tele2.


1. Synopsis
2. Market analysis
3. Mobile statistics
3.1 General statistics
3.2 Market share
3.3 Prepaid
3.4 Mobile voice
3.5 Mobile data
3.5.1 Short Message Service (SMS)
3.5.2 Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
3.6 Mobile broadband
4. Regulatory issues
4.1 Spectrum
4.1.1 2.5GHz
4.1.2 2.1GHz spectrum
4.1.3 800MHz
4.1.4 1800MHz
4.1.5 Other spectrum
4.1.6 900MHz and 1800MHz
4.2 Roaming
4.3 Mobile Number Portability (MNP)
4.4 Mobile Termination Rates (MTRs)
4.5 Network sharing
5. Mobile infrastructure
5.1 Digital networks
5.1.1 Third Generation (3G) mobile
5.1.2 Long-term Evolution (LTE)
5.2 Other infrastructure developments
5.3 General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
5.4 High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
5.5 Enhanced High Speed Packet Access (HSPA+)
5.6 Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA)
5.7 TETRA (TErrestrial Trunked RAdio)
6. IoT services
7. Major mobile operators
7.1 TDC
7.1.1 Network contracts
7.2 Telenor Denmark
7.3 Telia Danmark
7.4 3 Denmark
7.5 Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs)
8. Mobile content and applications
8.1 Mobile TV
8.2 Femtocells
8.3 Near Field Communications
8.4 Machine-to0Machine (M2M)
8.5 M-commerce
9. Related reports
Table 1 Historic - Mobile subscribers by operator (regulator data) 2009 - 2013
Table 2 Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration 1999 - 2009
Table 3 Mobile subscribers and penetration 2005 - 2017
Table 4 Mobile traffic in minutes 2005 - 2017
Table 5 Mobile retail services revenue 2001 - 2015
Table 6 Mobile voice and data revenue by type 2013 - 2015
Table 8 Historic - Market share of subscribers (minor operators) 2009 2013
Table 9 Market share of subscribers by operator (main operators) 2009 2014
Table 10 Historic - Prepaid subscriptions and percentage of subscribers 1999 - 2009
Table 11 Prepaid subscriptions and percentage of subscribers 2010 - 2015
Table 12 Total SMS sent 2003 - 2017
Table 13 Service provider proportion of SMS messages sent 2010 - 2014
Table 14 Service provider proportion of SMS messages sent 2010 - 2015
Table 15 Total MMS sent 2003 - 2017
Table 16 Service provider proportion of SMS messages sent 2010 - 2015
Table 17 Mobile data traffic 2007 - 2017
Table 18 Dedicated mobile data subscriptions 2008 - 2016
Table 19 Active mobile data subscriptions 2007 - 2017
Table 20 Mobile broadband subscribers by type 2008 - 2016
Table 21 TDC mobile broadband subscribers 2008 - 2016
Table 22 European roaming charges 2007 2016
Table 23 European data roaming charges 2014 - 2017
Table 24 Annual mobile numbers ported 2003 - 2015
Table 25 TETRA subscribers by operator (historic) 2006 - 2007
Table 26 TDC domestic mobile subscribers (retail, wholesale and Telmore) 2007 - 2016
Table 27 TDC mobile services revenue 2007 - 2016
Table 28 Telenor Denmark mobile subscribers, proportion prepaid 2004 - 2016
Table 29 Telenor Denmark ARPU 2004 - 2016
Table 30 Telenor Denmark mobile revenue 2005 - 2016
Table 31 TeliaSonera (Denmark) mobile subscribers 2005 - 2016
Table 32 TeliaSonera (Denmark) mobile ARPU 2007 - 2016
Table 33 TeliaSonera (Denmark) mobile service revenue 2006 - 2016
Table 34 3 Denmark registered subscribers 2007 - 2016
Table 35 3 Denmark revenue and growth by sector 2007 - 2016
Table 36 3 Denmark annualised monthly ARPU and data proportion 2007 - 2016
Table 37 M2M subscriptions by operator 2008 - 2015
Chart 1 Mobile subscribers and penetration 2005 2017
Chart 2 Prepaid subscriptions and percentage of subscribers 2001 2015
Chart 3 TDC domestic subscribers (retail, wholesale and Telmore) 2007 2016
Chart 4 TDC mobile services revenue 2007 - 2016
Chart 5 Telenor Denmark mobile subscribers, proportion prepaid 2004 2016
Chart 6 Telenor Denmark ARPU 2004 2016
Chart 7 Telenor Denmark mobile revenue 2005 2016
Chart 8 TeliaSonera (Denmark) mobile subscribers 2005 2016
Exhibit 1 Premium SMS market overview 2012
Exhibit 2 Denmark's 3G licensing results 2001
Exhibit 3 2.5GHz licence awards 2010

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