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Denmark - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts

Denmark - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts

Danish telecom sector continues revenue and investment slide

Denmark’s competitive telecom market enjoys Europe’s highest broadband penetration rate. Its mobile sector has progressed with all four operators encouraging consumer uptake of data services on upgraded HSPA networks, while recent auctions for 2.6GHz spectrum have paved the way for network operators to deploy mobile broadband services based on LTE. The fixed-line sector continues to contract, as more people forego fixed phones for VoIP and mobile-only solutions. The report introduces the key aspects of the Danish telecom market, presenting comprehensive data on the fixed network services sector and profiles of the major operators. It also analyses market statistics and assesses the key regulatory issues including interconnection, local loop unbundling, number portability and carrier preselection.

The country has one of the highest broadband penetration rates in the world, the result of excellent cable and DSL infrastructure and a progressive regulatory regime which has encouraged operator access to both copper and fibre networks. Although fibre networks as yet have only a small footprint, a number of community and metropolitan schemes have supplemented TDC’s commitments. Unusually within Europe, Denmark has focussed on FttP architecture rather than FttN. The report provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments and statistics in Denmark’s fixed and wireless broadband markets, including subscriber forecasts to 2020.

Denmark also has mature digital media services, with cable TV companies accessing more than half of homes. Analogue switch-off was affected in late 2009, allowing for 800GHz spectrum to be allocated for mobile broadband and other services.

The 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 in the wake of 2.56Hz spectrum licence awards and the late-2012 auction of spectrum in the 800MHz band. All four main operators – TDC Mobile, Telenor Denmark, Telia and Hi3G – have launched LTE services, supplementing their existing HSPA networks. The 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.

Data in this report is the latest available at the time of preparation and may not be for the current year


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • KEY STATISTICS
    • Table Country statistics Denmark - 2013 (e)
    • Table Telephone network statistics - 2013 (e)
    • Table Internet user statistics - 2013 (e)
    • Table Broadband statistics - 2013 (e)
    • Table Mobile statistics - 2013 (e)
    • Table National telecommunications authority
  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS MARKET
    • OVERVIEW OF DENMARK'S TELECOM MARKET
      • Table Telecom revenue by sector (DKK) - 2009 - 2012
      • Table Telecom investment - 2002 - 2014
      • Table Penetration of telecoms services, by sector - 2003 - 2013
  • REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT
    • HISTORY
      • Revised NFR
    • REGULATORY AUTHORITY
      • Danish Business Agency (DBA)
    • TELECOM SECTOR LIBERALISATION IN DENMARK
      • Privatisation of Tele Danmark
      • Interconnect
      • Access
      • Number Portability (NP)
        • Table Fixed-line numbers ported per year - 2006 - 2012
      • Carrier PreSelection (CPS)
        • Table Carrier PreSelection registrations - 2005 - 2013
  • FIXED NETWORK OPERATORS
    • OVERVIEW OF OPERATORS
      • Table Subscriber lines by operator - 2010 - 2013
      • Table Fixed network and ISDN lines - 2003 - 2013
    • TDC
      • Table TDC Group financial data - 2007 - 2013
      • Table TDC (consumer) revenue by sector - 2009 - 2013
      • Table TDC (business) revenue by sector - 2009 - 2013
      • Table TDC domestic RGUs by sector - 2009 - 2013
      • Company restructure
    • TELENOR DENMARK
      • Table Telenor Denmark fixed-line revenue - 2006 - 2013
      • Table Telenor Denmark subscribers - DSL, VoIP, telephony and mobile - 2005 - 2013
    • TELIASONERA DENMARK
      • Table TeliaSonera Denmark subscribers by sector - 2005 - 2013
      • Table TeliaSonera (Denmark) revenue by sector - 2006 - 2013
  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE
    • NATIONAL TELECOM NETWORK
      • Table Historic - Fixed lines in service and teledensity - 1999 - 2004
      • Table Fixed lines in service and teledensity - 2005 - 2014
    • ALTERNATIVE NETWORKS
    • INTERNATIONAL
      • Submarine cable networks
      • Satellite networks
  • BROADBAND MARKET
    • OVERVIEW
      • Regulatory issues
      • Government support
      • eHealth
      • Broadband statistics
        • Table Historic - Internet users and penetration rate - 1996 - 2004
        • Table Internet users and penetration rate - 2005 - 2013
        • Table Total internet subscribers and penetration rate - 2004 - 2013
        • Table Dial-up internet subscribers - 2007 - 2014
        • Table Broadband penetration by technology - 2007 - 2013
        • Table Total fixed-line broadband subscribers by sector - 2001 - 2013
        • Table Broadband subscriptions by provider - 2012 - 2013
        • Table Broadband access speeds by proportion of premises - 2009 - 2011
        • Table Broadband access speeds by subscribers - 2010 - 2012
        • Table Broadband subscribers by alternative technologies - 2008 - 2012
        • Table Broadband subscribers by data speed (download) - 2009 - 2012
    • CABLE MODEMS
      • Table YouSee subscribers by sector - 2009 - 2013
      • Table YouSee revenue by sector - 2007 - 2013
      • Table YouSee financial data - 2007 - 2013
    • ASYMMETRICAL DIGITAL SUBSCRIBER LINE (ADSL)
      • Table TDC broadband subscribers - 2008 - 2013
      • Table DSL subscribers by access type (historic) - 2006 - 2011
      • Table Proportion of DSL subscriptions by access type (historic) - 2004 - 2011
      • Table TeliaSonera Denmark broadband subscribers and ARPU - 2007 - 2013
      • Table Telenor Denmark broadband subscribers - 2007 - 2013
      • Very High Data Rate DSL (VDSL)
    • FIBRE-TO-THE-PREMISE (FTTP) NETWORKS
      • Table Fibre broadband subscribers - 2005 - 2013
      • Table Fibre broadband subscribers by operator (historic) - 2008 - 2011
      • Community networks
      • TDC
    • BROADBAND POWERLINE (BPL)
    • WIRELESS BROADBAND
      • Table Wireless broadband subscribers by type - 2006 - 2013
      • WiMAX
        • Table WiMAX subscribers by operator - 2008 - 2011
      • Satellite
      • Mobile broadband
        • Table Mobile broadband subscribers by type - 2008 - 2013
        • Table TDC mobile broadband subscribers - 2008 - 2013
  • DIGITAL MEDIA
    • OVERVIEW OF DIGITAL MEDIA
    • KEY GENERAL TRENDS
    • DIGITAL MEDIA
      • Business models - bundled services
        • Table Triple play subscribers by operator - 2009 - 2013
        • Table Bundled service subscribers - 2008 - 2013
        • Table TDC bundled service subscribers - 2009 - 2013
    • REGULATORY ISSUES
      • Overview
      • Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
    • DIGITAL TV
      • Broadband (IPTV)
        • Table IPTV subscriptions by type - 2007 - 2013
        • Table IPTV subscribers by operator - 2009 - 2013
        • Table TDC TV subscribers - 2007 - 2013
      • Video-on-Demand (VoD)
        • Table TDC VoD subscribers (consumer) - 2008 - 2013
      • VoIP
        • Table VoIP subscribers and traffic in minutes - 2005 - 2013
        • Table VoIP penetration - 2007 - 2013
        • Table TDC VoIP subscribers (consumer) - 2008 - 2013
        • Table Telia Denmark VoIP subscribers - 2009 - 2013
        • Table Telenor VoIP subscribers (historic) - 2008 - 2011
      • Cable TV
        • Table YouSee financial data - 2004 - 2013
        • Table YouSee TV RGUs by type- 2009 - 2013
      • Satellite-based digital pay TV developments
      • Digital Terrestrial TV (DTTV)
  • MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS
    • OVERVIEW OF DENMARK'S MOBILE MARKET
      • Mobile statistics
        • Table Mobile subscribers by operator (regulator data) - 2009 - 2013
        • Table Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration - 1999 - 2004
        • Table Mobile subscribers and penetration - 2005 - 2014
        • Table Mobile traffic in minutes - 2005 - 2014
        • Table Mobile services revenue - 2001 - 2014
      • Operator market shares
        • Table Market share of subscribers by operator (regulator data) - 2009 - 2013
    • REGULATORY ISSUES
      • Spectrum regulations and spectrum auctions
        • Table 2.5GHz licence awards - 2010
      • Roaming
        • Table European roaming charges - 2007 - 2011; 2014
      • Mobile Number Portability (MNP)
        • Table Annual mobile numbers ported - 2003 - 2012
      • Mobile Termination Rates (MTRs)
      • Network sharing
    • MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES
      • Digital
      • Third Generation (3G) mobile
    • MAJOR MOBILE OPERATORS
      • TDC
        • Table TDC domestic mobile subscribers (retail, wholesale and Telmore) - 2003 - 2013
        • Table TDC mobile services revenue - 2007 - 2013
      • Telenor Denmark
        • Table Telenor Denmark mobile subscribers, proportion prepaid - 2004 - 2013
        • Table Telenor Denmark ARPU - 2004 - 2013
        • Table Telenor Denmark mobile revenue - 2005 - 2013
        • Table Telenor Denmark EBITDA, op. profit - 2005 - 2013
      • Telia Danmark
        • Table TeliaSonera (Denmark) mobile subscribers - 2005 - 2013
        • Table TeliaSonera (Denmark) mobile ARPU - 2007 - 2013
        • Table TeliaSonera (Denmark) mobile financial data - 2006 - 2013
        • Table 3 Denmark subscribers - 2007 - 2013
        • Table 3 Denmark revenue and growth by sector - 2007 - 2013
        • Table 3 Denmark annualised monthly ARPU and data proportion - 2007 - 2013
      • Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs)
    • MOBILE VOICE SERVICES
      • Prepaid
        • Table Historic - Prepaid subscriptions and percentage of subscribers - 1999 - 2004
        • Table Prepaid subscriptions and percentage of subscribers - 2005 - 2013
    • MOBILE MESSAGING
      • Short Message Service (SMS)
        • Table Total SMS sent - 2003 - 2014
        • Table Average number of SMS sent per subscriber - 2004 - 2013
        • Table Service provider proportion of SMS messages sent - 2009 - 2013
      • Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
        • Table Total MMS sent - 2003 - 2014
        • Table Service provider proportion of MMS messages sent - 2009 - 2013
    • MOBILE DATA SERVICES
      • Table Mobile data traffic - 2007 - 2014
      • Table Dedicated mobile data subscriptions - 2008 - 2013
      • Table Mobile internet revenue - 2009 - 2013
      • General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
      • High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
      • Long-term Evolution (LTE)
      • Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA)
      • Mobile TV
      • TETRA (TErrestrial Trunked RAdio)
        • Table TETRA subscribers by operator (historic) - 2006 - 2007
      • Femtocells
      • Near Field Communications
      • Machine to Machine (M2M)
        • Table M2M subscriptions by operator - 2008 - 2012
      • M-commerce
  • FORECASTS
    • FORECASTS - BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2007 - 2012; 2020
      • higher broadband subscriber growth
        • Table Forecast broadband subscribers - higher market growth scenario - 2010 - 2013; 2020
      • lower broadband subscriber growth
        • Table Forecast broadband subscribers - lower market growth scenario - 2010 - 2013; 2020
    • FORECASTS - MOBILE ARPU 2005 - 2010; 2015
      • Table Forecast mobile ARPU - 2005 - 2010; 2015
    • FORECASTS -UMTS SUBSCRIBERS - 2006 - 2010; 2015
      • Table Forecast UMTS subscribers - 2006 - 2010; 2015

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