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

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 based on the wide availability of LTE services. Operators are able to make use of 700MHz digital dividend spectrum which has been set aside for mobile broadband, and this in turn is helping the government meet broadband coverage targets in rural areas.

This report provides an analysis of the Danish mobile market, including the latest regulatory developments, the growth of mobile data services and operator strategies.

Key developments:

Regulator increases MTRs from January 2018;
TDC acquires the MVNO Plenti, trials a 1Gb/s mobile data service;
Nokia Networks given five-year managed services contract for TT-Netværket;
Telenor discontinues low-cost BiBoB brand and migrates customers to its CBB Mobil unit;
TDC to expand NB-IoT across its LTE footprint;
Mobile data traffic growth;
MNOs end NFC-based mobile wallet platform;
Report update includes the regulator's market data update to June 2017, telcos' operating and financial data to Q1 2018, recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report:

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


1. Synopsis
2. Market analysis
3. Mobile statistics
3.1 General statistics
3.2 Market share of subscribers
3.3 Prepaid
4. Mobile infrastructure
4.1 Digital networks
4.1.1 Long-term Evolution (LTE)
4.1.2 Third Generation (3G) mobile
4.2 Other infrastructure developments
4.2.1 Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
4.2.2 IoT
5. Mobile voice
6. Mobile data
6.1 Short Message Service (SMS)
6.2 Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
7. Mobile broadband
8. Regulatory issues
8.1 Spectrum
8.1.1 2.5GHz
8.1.2 2.1GHz spectrum
8.1.3 800MHz
8.1.4 1800MHz
8.1.5 Other spectrum
8.1.6 900MHz and 1800MHz
8.2 Roaming
8.3 Mobile Number Portability (MNP)
8.4 Mobile Termination Rates (MTRs)
8.5 Network sharing
9. Major mobile operators
9.1 TDC
9.2 Telenor Denmark
9.3 Telia Danmark
9.4 3 Denmark
9.5 Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs)
10. Mobile content and applications
10.1 Near Field Communications
10.2 M-commerce
11. Related reports
Table 1 Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration 1999 - 2009
Table 2 Mobile subscribers and penetration 2005 - 2019
Table 3 Mobile retail services revenue 2001 - 2016
Table 4 Mobile voice and data revenue by type 2013 - 2016
Table 6 Market share of mobile subscribers by operator (main operators) 2009 2017
Table 7 Historic - Prepaid subscriptions and percentage of subscribers 1999 - 2009
Table 8 Prepaid subscriptions and percentage of subscribers 2010 - 2017
Table 9 M2M subscriptions by operator 2008 - 2017
Table 10 Mobile traffic in minutes 2005 - 2017
Table 11 Total SMS sent 2003 - 2017
Table 12 SMS sent per subscriber 2014 - 2017
Table 13 Total MMS sent 2003 - 2017
Table 14 MMS sent per subscriber 2014 - 2017
Table 15 Mobile data traffic 2007 - 2017
Table 16 Dedicated mobile data subscriptions 2008 - 2017
Table 17 Active mobile data subscriptions 2007 - 2017
Table 18 TDC mobile broadband subscribers 2008 - 2018
Table 19 European roaming charges 2007 2016
Table 20 European data roaming charges 2014 - 2017
Table 21 Annual mobile numbers ported 2003 - 2017
Table 22 TDC domestic mobile subscribers (retail, wholesale and Telmore) 2007 - 2018
Table 23 TDC mobile services revenue 2007 - 2018
Table 24 Telenor Denmark mobile subscribers, proportion prepaid 2004 - 2018
Table 25 Telenor Denmark ARPU 2004 - 2018
Table 26 Telenor Denmark mobile revenue 2005 - 2018
Table 27 Telia (Denmark) mobile subscribers 2005 2018
Table 28 Telia (Denmark) mobile ARPU 2007 - 2018
Table 29 Telia (Denmark) mobile service revenue 2006 - 2018
Table 30 3 Denmark registered subscribers 2007 - 2017
Table 31 3 Denmark revenue by sector 2007 - 2017
Table 32 3 Denmark annualised monthly ARPU and data proportion 2007 - 2017
Chart 1 Mobile subscribers and penetration 2005 2019
Chart 2 Prepaid subscriptions and percentage of subscribers 2001 2017
Chart 3 TDC domestic subscribers (retail, wholesale and Telmore) 2007 2018
Chart 4 TDC mobile services revenue 2007 - 2018
Chart 5 Telenor Denmark mobile subscribers, proportion prepaid 2004 2018
Chart 6 Telenor Denmark ARPU 2004 2018
Chart 7 Telenor Denmark mobile revenue 2005 2018
Chart 8 Telia (Denmark) mobile subscribers 2005 2018
Chart 9 3 Denmark registered subscribers 2007 2017
Exhibit 1 Denmark's 3G licensing results 2001
Exhibit 2 2.5GHz licence awards 2010
Exhibit 3 3 Austria spectrum concessions 2018

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