Greece - Digital Media and Broadband Markets - Insights, Statistics and Forecasts
Broadband penetration in Greece is developing rapidly following the incumbent's promotion of services and improving competition based on regulatory mandated network access. Increasing broadband uptake and deployment of faster ADSL2+ networks has in turn supported the launch of IP services such as broadband TV. Digital TV services are available via IPTV, satellite and Digital Terrestrial. An increase in internet usage by the broader population is fostering an internet society, with notable developments in the public administration (e-government) sector. Covering these topics, this report offers an insight into Greece's broadband and digital media markets, presenting overviews of key technologies and market developments, a range of data, and broadband forecasts to 2020.
OTE extends VDSL network to cover 1.3 million premises; regulator approves Vodafone's bid to acquire 91% of HOL; Cosmoline's WiMAX licence withdrawn; economic crisis stalls national FttP project; steady rise in digital satellite subscriber base; regulations ratified for in-building fibre ducts; EC presses Greece to facilitate broadband network access; six telcos negotiate for national open access FttB network; OTE sells its majority interest in Hellas Sat; regulator's 2013 market review; telcos' operating and financial data to Q2 2014; recent market developments.
Companies covered in this report include:
OTE, On Telecom, ForthNet, Wind Hellas, Hellas Online.