Estonia’s mobile market is one of the more mature in Eastern Europe, with SIM card penetration exceeding 100%. Services are offered by mobile network operators EMT, Elisa and Tele2 as well as one MVNO. WCDMA-based (3G) and HSPA networks serve as the basis for the growing mobile broadband sector, supporting a range of mobile content and applications, while an aggressive LTE deployment is also underway. These developments are expected to underpin future revenue growth in the sector. This report provides a concise overview of Estonia’s small and growing mobile market as players further develop the data sector. It covers major players, regulatory developments, services offered and a variety of financial and operating statistics.
EMT aiming for national LTE coverage by end-2014; EMT reports 50% of new subscribers take up a service based on its LTE network; Tele2 launches LTE; Statistics Estonia data for 2011 and 212 updates; regulator’s 2011 market data report; ETSA’s 2012 annual report; telcos’ financial and operating data to Q1 2013; market developments to mid-2013.