Norway - Broadband Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts
Norway's broadband penetration is among the highest in Europe, the result of a technologically savvy populace and the efforts of providers to migrate subscribers to fast broadband services, now focussed on fibre networks, VDSL and upgraded cable infrastructure. Telenor and NextGenTel/Telio are the leading ISPs, though a number of smaller operators and resellers are also active. Mobile broadband has also become a key development, with LTE networks among the most advanced in the world. This report profiles Norway's fixed and wireless broadband markets, together with developments in related technologies such as Broadband Powerline, wireless broadband, and internet via satellite. The report also provides broadband forecasting scenarios to 2020, and assesses the strategies of the main players.
Broadband revenue growth slows; mobile broadband subscriber base increasing; Telenor purchases two local fibre providers; Ventelo restructures business divisions; Altibox launches mobile broadband; Telio buys NextGenTel; Accenture awarded five-year contract to build an electronic health record system; regulator's market data to June 2014; telcos' operating and financial data to Q4 2014; recent market developments.