Estonia - Fixed Broadband, Digital Economy and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
Estonia has one of the highest broadband penetration rates in Europe. Broadband is available via a range of fixed-line and wireless technologies, with ADSL2+, FttP, cable, Wi-Fi, WiMAX and HSPA/LTE options widely available. The telecoms incumbent, Telia (formerly Eesti Telekom before being rebranded in January 2016), is the dominant provider of DSL services, with cable broadband the main competing platform. Widespread broadband usage has underpinned Estonia's emerging internet economy, with various e-commerce, e-government, e-education and e-health services available and widely used. The cable TV market is well developed and hence cable TV operators have been well-positioned to offer bundled play services. IPTV has been launched by Telia, with considerable success. This report provides statistics and an overview of broadband market developments and trends in Estonia, as well as forecasts to 2021. It also includes major market developments in the country's converging media and digital economy.
Netflix launches in Estonia; Estonian start-up developing Li-Wi technology; Providence Equity Partners acquires a 63% stake in Starman; Estonia develops e-residency cards; analogue cable services end; EstWin NGN opens in several counties; report update includes operator data to Q1 2016, Statistics Estonia data to December 2015, the regulator's market data updates and 2015 annual report, recent market developments.
Companies mentioned in this report:
Telia (Elion), Starman, STV, Viasat, Levira, Baltic Broadband.
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