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2007 Europe - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband in France and Switzerland


Attention: There is an updated edition available for this report.

1. FRANCE
1.1 Key statistics
1.2 Telecommunications market
1.2.1 Overview of France’s telecom market
1.3 Regulatory environment
1.3.1 History
1.3.2 Regulatory authority
1.3.3 Telecom sector liberalisation in France
1.4 Fixed network operators in France
1.4.1 France Telecom
1.4.2 neuf Cegetel
1.4.3 Tele 2
1.4.4 Other developments
1.5 Telecommunications infrastructure
1.5.1 National telecom network
1.5.2 International infrastructure
1.6 Broadband market
1.6.1 Overview
1.6.2 Internet market
1.6.3 Cable modems
1.6.4 Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
1.6.5 Other DSL developments (xDSL)
1.6.6 Fibre-to-the-Home (FttH) networks
1.6.7 Broadband Powerline (BPL)
1.6.8 Wireless broadband
1.6.9 Broadband forecasts to 2017
1.7 Convergence
1.7.1 Overview of media convergence
1.7.2 Key general trends
1.7.3 Digital dividend
1.7.4 Triple play models
1.7.5 Quadruple play models
1.7.6 Regulator issues
1.8 Digital TV
1.8.1 Overview
1.8.2 Digital Terrestrial TV (DTTV)
1.8.3 Free-to-Air (FTA)
1.8.4 TV-over-DSL (IPTV)
1.8.5 Video-on-Demand (VoD)
1.8.6 VoIP
1.8.7 Interactive TV (iTV)
1.8.8 Cable TV (CATV)
1.8.9 Satellite-based digital pay TV developments
1.9 Mobile communications
1.9.1 Overview of France’s mobile market
1.9.2 Regulatory issues
1.9.3 Mobile technologies
1.9.4 Major mobile operators
1.9.5 Mobile voice services
1.9.6 Mobile data services
1.9.7 Mobile content and applications
2. SWITZERLAND
2.1 Key statistics
2.2 Telecommunications market
2.2.1 Overview of Switzerland’s telecom market
2.3 Regulatory environment
2.3.1 History
2.3.2 Regulatory authorities
2.3.3 Telecom sector liberalisation in Switzerland
2.3.4 Privatisation of Swisscom
2.3.5 Interconnect
2.3.6 Access
2.3.7 Number portability
2.3.8 Carrier PreSelection (CPS)
2.3.9 Universal service
2.4 Fixed network operators in Switzerland
2.4.1 Market overview
2.4.2 Swisscom
2.4.3 TDC Switzerland (Sunrise)
2.4.4 Cablecom
2.5 Telecommunications infrastructure
2.5.1 National telecom network
2.6 Broadband market
2.6.1 Overview
2.6.2 Cable modems
2.6.3 Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
2.6.4 Fibre-to-the-Home (FttH) networks
2.6.5 Broadband forecasts to 2017
2.7 Convergence
2.7.1 Overview of media convergence
2.7.2 Key general trends
2.7.3 Triple play models
2.7.4 VoIP
2.7.5 Regulatory issues
2.7.6 Digital TV (DTV)
2.8 Mobile communications
2.8.1 Overview of Switzerland’s mobile market
2.8.2 Regulatory issues
2.8.3 Mobile technologies
2.8.4 Major mobile operators
2.8.5 Mobile voice services
2.8.6 Mobile data services
2.8.7 Mobile applications
3. GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS


List of Exhibits


Exhibit 1 - Orange and SFR WiFi plans compared
Exhibit 2 - 3G beauty contest winners
Exhibit 3 - Operators GPRS and GPRS - WiFi launch dates


List of Tables


Table 1 - Country statistics France - 2007
Table 2 - Telecom revenue and investment statistics - 2006
Table 3 - Telephone network statistics - June 2007
Table 4 - Internet user statistics - June 2007
Table 5 - Broadband statistics - Sept 2007
Table 6 - Mobile statistics - June 2007
Table 7 - National telecommunications authorities
Table 8 - End-user telecom market value - 2002 - 2006
Table 9 - End-user telecom market growth - 2002 - 2006
Table 10 - Fixed-line market statistics, value, lines and annual change - 2006
Table 11 - ARPU by sector and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 12 - Proportion of telecom market value by sector - 2006
Table 13 - Mobile market value, volume, ARPU and annual change - 2006
Table 14 - Internet market statistics and annual change - 2006
Table 15 - End user traffic volume by sector - 2002 - 2006
Table 16 - End user traffic growth by sector - 2002 - 2006
Table 17 - Telecom market revenues by sector and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 18 - Telecom market traffic volume and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 19 - Number of fixed lines and annual change - 2004 - 2006
Table 20 - ARPU by sector and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 21 - Interconnect charges - 2005 - 2006
Table 22 - Interconnect revenue and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 23 - Interconnect volume and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 24 - France Telecom wholesale broadband offers by type - 2005 - 2007
Table 25 - Unbundled lines and annual change (regulator data) - 2005 - 2006
Table 26 - LLU, shared access price - connection, monthly rental - 2004 - 2006
Table 27 - Unbundled loops and access lines - 2004 - 2007
Table 28 - Access lines, LLU and bitstream (regulator data) - 2006 - 2007
Table 29 - Fixed numbers ported - 2003 - 2006
Table 30 - Fixed numbers ported (regulator data) - 2006 - 2007
Table 31 - Indirect connections and annual change - 2006 - 2007
Table 32 - Growth in carrier preselection - 2002 - 2006
Table 33 - Fixed-line subscriptions by type 2002 - 2006
Table 34 - France Telecom fixed-line, LLU, DSL subscribers 2005 - 2007
Table 35 - France Telecom financials and al change - Q3 2007
Table 36 - neuf Cegetel financial statistics, annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 37 - France Telecom wholesale DSL, naked ADSL, WLR - 2006 - 2007
Table 38 - Internet user ARPU - 2004 - 2006
Table 39 - Internet users and penetration - 1995 - 2007
Table 40 - Percentage of households with Internet access - 1997 - 2007
Table 41 - Access lines, LLU and bitstream (regulator data) - 2006 - 2007
Table 42 - Average monthly broadband and dial-up subscription cost - 2006
Table 43 - Internet revenue by access type - 1998 - 2006
Table 44 - Dial-up Internet and broadband revenue and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 45 - Internet subscribers by type and annual change (regulator data) - 2005 - 2006
Table 46 - Broadband subscribers by type and penetration - 2000 - 2007
Table 47 - Broadband subscribers by type - incumbent or other provider - 2006 - 2007
Table 48 - Broadband subscribers, share of Internet subscribers (regulator data) - 2000 - 2007
Table 49 - Broadband market share by provider - 2005 - 2006
Table 50 - Narrowband Internet subscriptions and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 51 - Narrowband Internet revenue and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 52 - Cable modem subscribers - 2000 - 2007
Table 53 - Numéricable TV, Internet and telephony subscribers - June 2007
Table 54 - UPC France cable, Internet and telephony subscriber statistics - 2005
Table 55 - ADSL subscribers - 2000 - 2007
Table 56 - Principal broadband providers - subscribers and market share - 2006
Table 57 - France Telecom broadband subscribers - 2003 - 2007
Table 58 - Free revenue, EBITDA, profit and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 59 - Free broadband and telephony revenue and annual change - Q1 2006 - Q1 2007
Table 60 - Free DSL, LLU subscribers - 2005 - 2007
Table 61 - Liberty Surf DSL and narrowband subscribers - 2006 - 2007
Table 62 - neuf Cegetel broadband subscribers - 2007
Table 63 - Free market projections - Paris fibre - 2006; 2008; 2010; 2012; 2014
Table 64 - Forecast broadband subscriber growth - stronger market growth scenario - 2007 - 2011; 2017
Table 65 - Forecast broadband subscriber growth - weaker market growth scenario - 2007 - 2011; 2017
Table 66 - DTV audience share by broadcaster - Q1 2007
Table 67 - IPTV subscribers - 2005 - 2006
Table 68 - France Telecom IPTV subscribers - 2005 - 2007
Table 69 - Free broadband subscribers - 2006 - 2007
Table 70 - Free revenue, EBITDA, profit and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 71 - VoIP traffic as proportion to all traffic - 2005 - 2006
Table 72 - VoIP lines and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 73 - Cable pay TV subscribers and penetration - 1997 - 2007
Table 74 - Satellite pay TV subscribers and penetration - 1997 - 2007
Table 75 - Canal+ revenue - 2006 - 2007
Table 76 - Canal Group subscribers - 2005 - 2007
Table 77 - Mobile revenue by prepaid and contract sectors - 2006 - 2007
Table 78 - Average mobile ARPU - 2006 - 2007
Table 79 - Mobile operators, technology, subscribers and annual growth - June 2007
Table 80 - Mobile subscribers and teledensity - 1996 - 2007
Table 81 - Mobile services revenues and traffic - 1998 - 2007
Table 82 - Mobile voice traffic and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 83 - Mobile operator market share - 2005 - 2007
Table 84 - Mobile operator share of net adds - 2005 - 2007
Table 85 - Mobile termination charges - 2005 - 2008
Table 86 - Total mobile numbers ported - 2005 - 2007
Table 87 - Orange mobile subscribers (France) - 2005 - 2007
Table 88 - Orange contract, prepaid, voice and data ARPU - 2005 - 2006
Table 89 - Orange network ARPU - 2005 - 2007
Table 90 - Orange financial statistics - 2005 - 2007
Table 91 - SFR revenue - 2004 - 2007
Table 92 - SFR ARPU - 2005 - 2007
Table 93 - SFR subscribers and annual change - 2006 - 2007
Table 94 - Bouygues Telecom subscribers - 2005 - 2007
Table 95 - Bouygues Telecom net profit, revenue, EBITDA and operating profit - 2005 - 2006
Table 96 - Bouygues Telecom net profit, revenue, EBITDA and operating profit and annual change - Q1 2007
Table 97 - MNO, MVNO growth and MVNO market share - 2005 - 2007
Table 98 - Prepaid and contract subscribers and annual change (national) - 2005 - 2007
Table 99 - Mobile data revenue - 2002 - 2006
Table 100 - Mobile services revenues by sector and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 101 - Orange data revenue as % of total - 2005 - 2006
Table 102 - Data market revenue- 2002 - 2006
Table 103 - Subscriber monthly consumption of applications and annual change - June 2006
Table 104 - SMS traffic volume (national) - 2004 - 2007
Table 105 - SMS messages / month / user - 2004 - 2007
Table 106 - SMS user market growth - 2002 - 2007
Table 107 - Premium SMS market overview - 2007
Table 108 - SFR SMS and MMS usage and annual change - 2006
Table 109 - Mobile multimedia users and annual growth (metropolitan) - 2004 - 2006
Table 110 - MMS messages sent - 2005 - 2006
Table 111 - Country statistics Switzerland - 2007
Table 112 - Telecom revenue and investment statistics - 2006
Table 113 - Telephone network statistics - 2005
Table 114 - Internet user statistics - June 2007
Table 115 - Broadband statistics - 2007
Table 116 - Mobile statistics - June 2007
Table 117 - National telecommunications authorities
Table 118 - Fixed telephony connections - 2000 - 2004
Table 119 - Telecom sector revenue, profit and investment - 2000 - 2004
Table 120 - Swisscom net revenue, EBITDA and net income - 2004 - 2007
Table 121 - Swisscom financial statistics by sector - 2006 - 2007
Table 122 - Swisscom fixed revenue by segment - 2006 - 2007
Table 123 - Swisscom market share by sector - 2000 - 2004
Table 124 - Swisscom subscribers by sector - 2006 - 2007
Table 125 - TDC Switzerland financial statistics - 2006 - 2007
Table 126 - TDC Switzerland subscriber statistics - 2005 - 2007
Table 127 - Cablecom revenue, operating cash and annual change - 2005 - 2006
Table 128 - Cablecom operational data: home and subscriber statistics - 2005 - 2007
Table 129 - Fixed lines in service and teledensity - 1996 - 2005
Table 130 - ISDN subscribers - 1995 - 2007
Table 131 - Swisscom network infrastructure - 2004 - 2006
Table 132 - Internet users and penetration - 1996 - 2007
Table 133 - Total broadband subscribers and penetration - 2000 - 2007
Table 134 - Broadband penetration by technology - 2004 - 2006
Table 135 - Cablecom operational data: home and subscriber statistics - 2006 - 2007
Table 136 - Swisscom ADSL subscribers - 2003 - 2007
Table 137 - Swisscom dial-up subscribers - 2003 - 2007
Table 138 - TDC Switzerland Internet subscribers - 2006 - 2007
Table 139 - Broadband powerline connections - 2003 - 2004
Table 140 - Broadband satellite connections - 2003 - 2004
Table 141 - Forecast broadband subscriber growth - stronger market growth scenario - 2007 - 2011; 2017
Table 142 - Forecast broadband subscriber growth - weaker market growth scenario - 2007 - 2011; 2017
Table 143 - Broadcasting statistics - June 2007
Table 144 - Mobile operators, technology, subscribers and annual change - June 2007
Table 145 - Share of net adds by operator - 2005 - 2007
Table 146 - Share of subscribers by operator - 2005 - 2007
Table 147 - Mobile subscribers and penetration - 1995 - 2007
Table 148 - Mobile number portability - 2000 - 2004
Table 149 - Mobile termination charges - 2006; 2009
Table 150 - Swisscom Mobile ARPU and AMPU - 2006 - 2007
Table 151 - Swisscom Mobile revenue and EBITDA - 2003 - 2007
Table 152 - TDC Sunrise subscribers - 2004 - 2007
Table 153 - TDC Sunrise revenue; annual change - 2006 - 2007
Table 154 - Orange mobile subscribers, revenue - 2000 - 2007
Table 155 - Orange ARPU and network ARPU - 2003 - 2007
Table 156 - Orange data as % of revenue - 2003 - 2007
Table 157 - Swisscom mobile prepaid, postpaid subscribers - 2006 - 2007
Table 158 - Swisscom prepaid share of subscribers - 1998 - 2006
Table 159 - Swisscom Mobile SMS and MMS traffic - 2006 - 2007
Table 160 - MMS and premium MMS traffic (historic) - 2003 - 2004

This report covers France and Switzerland, both key telecom markets in the forefront of emerging technologies and deployments, and closely involved with developing telecom markets in Eastern Europe. Trends and developments in telecommunications, mobile, Internet, broadband, digital TV and converging media including VoIP, VoD and IPTV developments are covered. Subjects include:

  • Market and industry analyses, trends and developments;
  • Facts, figures and statistics;
  • Industry and regulatory issues;
  • Research, Marketing, Benchmarking;
  • Major Players, Revenues, Subscribers, Prepaid;
  • VoIP, IPTV, VoD, digital TV and DTTV;
  • Converged media.


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