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Luxembourg - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

Luxembourg - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

Luxembourg makes gains in migration to fibre broadband

Overall revenue from electronic communications services in Luxembourg has increased steadily during the last few years though there remains pressure from regulatory measures on areas such as interconnection tariffs and roaming charges, as also by lower consumer use of fixed-line voice services and by the prevalence of VoIP/VoBB over traditional PSTN lines. In combination with fixed-mobile substitution, strong growth in VoIP/VoBB services has meant that Luxembourg has one of the lowest fixed-line densities in Europe.

In recent years the incumbent telco POST Telecom (formerly P&T Luxembourg) has concentrated on cloud and managed services, as well as on offering bundled packages. The company offers a 100Mb/s service nationally, while the footprint of its 1Gb/s service is making gains in line with the government's program to provide a 1Gb/s service to all citizens by 2020, and to make Luxembourg the first fully fibred country in Europe. In early 2018 the company launched services based on G.fast technology, primarily aimed at apartment buildings.

Investment in infrastructure has been stimulated by these ambitions, though during the last two years investment in both fixed-line and mobile networks has been curtailed.

High mobile penetration has slowed subscriber growth in the mobile market since 2005, though a recent law requiring that SIM cards be registered has not an adverse effect on the number of mobile subscribers despite network operators deactivating unregistered cards.

Key developments:

POST Telecom intending 5G launch by 2020, launches G.fast services;
POST Group reports 5.6% revenue growth in 2017, reflecting the strength of its broadband and TV offerings;
Telenet acquires the cableco Coditel from Altice for 400 million;
Report update includes the regulator's market data to June 2018, State Statistics Office market data updates, telcos' financial and operating data to Q3 2018, recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report:

POST Luxembourg, Cegecom, Tango, Telecom Luxembourg


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • KEY STATISTICS
    • Table Top Level Country Statistics and Telco Authorities - Luxembourg – 2018
  • COUNTRY OVERVIEW
  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS MARKET
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • Table Capex as proportion of revenue by sector – 2011 - 2017
      • Table Telecom revenue (fixed, mobile) –2003 - 2017
      • Table Telecom revenue by sector – 2010 - 2017
      • Table Telecom investment by sector – 2004 - 2017
      • Table Telecom revenue by operator– 2003 - 2017
      • Table Fixed-line, broadband and mobile ARPU – 2006 - 2017
  • REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT
    • HISTORICAL OVERVIEW
      • Legislation
    • REGULATORY AUTHORITIES
    • INTERCONNECT
      • Table Interconnection revenue – 2012 - 2017
    • ACCESS
      • Table Unbundled lines – 2004 - 2018
    • NUMBER PORTABILITY (NP)
      • Table Annual fixed numbers ported – 2003 - 2017
    • CARRIER PRESELECTION
  • FIXED NETWORK OPERATORS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table Fixed-services revenue by type – 2003 - 2015
      • Table Fixed-line traffic by sector – 2004 - 2018
      • Table Altnet fixed-lines – 2004 - 2017
      • Table Altnet fixed-line market share – 2004 - 2017
    • POST TELECOM
      • Table POST Luxembourg telecom revenue – 2003 - 2011
      • Table POST Group financial data – 2008 - 2017
      • Data centres
      • Cloud
    • CEGECOM
    • TANGO
    • TELECOM LUXEMBOURG
  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE
    • OVERVIEW OF THE NATIONAL TELECOM NETWORK
      • Table Historic - Fixed lines in service and teledensity – 1995; 1997; 1999 - 2009
      • Table Fixed lines in service and teledensity – 2010 - 2018
      • Table PSTN/ISDN and VoBB lines in service – 2011 - 2018
      • Table PSTN lines in service – 2013 - 2017
    • INTERNATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE
  • FIXED-LINE BROADBAND MARKET
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • Table Broadband market revenue – 2003 - 2016
      • Table Broadband subscribers and penetration – 2008 - 2018
      • Table Broadband connections by speed – 2011 - 2018
      • Table Proportion of broadband subscribers by data rate – 2011 - 2018
      • Table Broadband lines by platform – 2010 - 2018
      • Table Annual broadband subscriber growth – 2004 - 2017
    • GOVERNMENT SUPPORT
    • BROADBAND STATISTICS
      • Table Historic - Internet users and penetration rate – 1995 - 2009
      • Table Internet users and penetration rate – 2010 - 2018
      • Table Broadband subscribers by platform – 2001 - 2018
      • Table Market share of broadband subscribers by operator – 2006 - 2018
      • Table Broadband coverage by fixed-line technology – 2012 - 2018
      • Table Broadband coverage by mobile technology – 2012 - 2016
      • Table Superfast broadband lines by type – 2010 - 2017
      • Table Standard and superfast broadband connections – 2010 - 2018
      • Table Broadband and super-fast broadband penetration – 2011 - 2017
    • FORECASTS – BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS – 2019; 2021; 2023
      • Table Forecast broadband subscribers – 2019; 2021; 2023
    • FIXED-LINE BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES
      • Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) networks
        • Table DOCSIS3.0 (FttLA) broadband accessible households – 2012 - 2018
        • Table Cable broadband subscribers by type – 2010 – 2017
      • Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) networks
        • Table POST Telecom DSL subscribers – 2004 - 2013
        • Table DSL subscribers – 2010 - 2018
        • Table VDSL connections – 2010 - 2018
        • Table POST Telecom VDSL connections – 2011 - 2015
        • Table VDSL accessible households – 2012 - 2018
        • Table POST Telecom broadband coverage by platform – 2012 - 2015
      • Fibre-to-the-Premises (FttP) networks
        • Table FttN and FttP broadband subscribers – 2010 - 2018
        • Table Fibre accessible households – 2012 - 2018
        • Table POST Telecom FttP connections – 2010 - 2018
    • OTHER FIXED BROADBAND SERVICES
      • Wireless Local Loop (WLL)
      • WLAN/Wi-Fi/WiMAX
      • Internet via satellite
  • DIGITAL MEDIA
    • VIDEOSTREAMING
      • Table IPTV subscribers by platform – 2015 - 2017
  • MOBILE MARKET
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
    • MOBILE STATISTICS
      • Table Historic - Mobile (SIM) subscribers and penetration rate – 1999 - 2009
      • Table Mobile (SIM) subscribers and penetration rate – 2010 - 2018
      • Table Mobile services revenue – 2004 - 2017
      • Table Mobile traffic by sector – 2005 - 2018
      • Table Mobile ARPU – 2005 - 2017
      • Table Mobile market share of subscribers by operator – 2007 - 2017
      • Table Prepaid and contract subscribers – 2005 - 2018
    • MOBILE INFRASTRUCTURE
      • 5G
      • 4G (LTE)
      • 3G
      • Other infrastructure developments
        • Table M2M subscriptions – 2010- 2018
    • MOBILE DATA
      • Short Message Service (SMS)
        • Table SMS message traffic – 2004 - 2018
      • Multimedia Messaging Service
        • Table MMS traffic – 2011 - 2018
    • MOBILE BROADBAND
      • Table Mobile broadband subscribers and penetration – 2010 - 2018
      • Table Mobile data traffic – 2009 - 2018
    • REGULATORY ISSUES
      • Spectrum regulations and spectrum auctions
      • Mobile Termination Rates (MTRs)
        • Table Mobile termination revenue – 2009 - 2017
      • Mobile Number Portability (MNP)
        • Table Annual mobile numbers ported – 2006 - 2017
      • Roaming
        • Table Roaming revenue – 2009 - 2017
        • Table Roaming out traffic – 2009 - 2017
        • Table European roaming charges – 2007 – 2016
        • Table European data roaming charges – 2012 - 2016
      • Bundling
      • SIM card registration
    • MAJOR MOBILE OPERATORS
      • POST Telecom
        • Table POST Telecom mobile coverage by platform – 2012 - 2017
        • Table POST Telecom mobile subscribers – 2004 - 2016
      • Tango
        • Table Tango revenue – 2009 - 2018
        • Table Tango subscribers – 2010 - 2016
      • Orange
        • Table Orange Luxembourg/Belgium subscribers – 2007 - 2018
    • MVNOS
    • MOBILE CONTENT AND APPLICATIONS
      • m-payments
  • RELATED REPORTS

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