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Norway - Digital Economy and Digital TV - Insights, Statistics and Analysis


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Norway’s small but advanced broadcasting market became all-digital by the end of 2009. The main operators have focussed on upgrading fixed-line networks to ADSL2+ and VDSL2 in recent years, providing a solid infrastructure for delivering bundled services. This report introduces the key aspects of Norway’s digital media and bundled services markets, together with developments in the digital, cable and satellite TV sectors. It also provides an analysis on analogue switchover and profiles the major market players.

Key developments:

Thor 7 satellite commissioned for 2013 launch; broadcasting revenue shows steady growth in 2011; Canal Digital Go launched to deliver hybrid VoD; regulator’s market data for 2011, telcos’ operating and financial data to September 2012; market developments to October 2012.

Companies covered in this report include:

ViaSat, Canal Digital, Get, NextGenTel


1. Synopsis
2. Overview of digital media
2.1 Key general trends
2.2 Business models
2.2.1 Bundled services
2.3 Regulatory issues
2.3.1 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
2.4 VoIP
3. Digital TV
3.1 Free-to-Air (FTA) TV
3.2 Broadband (IPTV)
3.3 Cable TV (CATV)
3.3.1 Interactive TV (iTV)
3.3.2 Get
3.4 Satellite TV
3.4.1 Canal Digital
3.4.2 ViaSat
3.5 Digital Terrestrial TV (DTTV)
3.5.1 Telenor
4. Related reports
List of Tables, Charts and Exhibits
Table 1 – VoIP share of traffic by sector – 2006 - 2010
Table 2 – VoIP revenue and subscribers – 2006 - 2012
Table 3 – VoIP traffic and subscriber market share by operator – 2011
Table 4 – VoIP traffic and market share – 2005 - 2012
Table 5 – Telenor VoIP subscribers – 2005 - 2010
Table 6 – NextGenTel VoIP subscribers – 2007 - 2012
Table 7 – Broadband telephony subscribers – VoIP, cable – 2001 - 2012
Table 8 – Proportion of households with VoIP – 2003 - 2012
Table 9 – Share of pay TV subscribers by operator – 2008 - 2011
Table 10 – Broadcasting revenue – 2007 - 2013
Table 11 – Broadcasting revenue by sector – 2009 - 2011
Table 12 – Proportion of broadcasting revenue by sector – 2009 - 2011
Table 13 – Share of TV reception by type – 2007 - 2011
Table 14 – Pay TV subscribers by type – 2007 - 2011
Table 15 – IPTV subscribers – 2008 - 2013
Table 16 – IPTV market share of subscribers by main operators – 2010 - 2011
Table 17 – CATV subscribers – 2009 - 2013
Table 18 – Telenor cable subscribers (Norway) – 2007 - 2012
Table 19 – Cable TV market share of subscribers by operator – 2010 - 2011
Table 20 – Satellite TV revenue – 2007 - 2013
Table 21 – Satellite TV subscribers – 2007 - 2013
Table 22 – Canal Digital satellite subscribers – 2006 - 2012
Table 23 – Canal Digital DTH financial data – 2009 - 2012
Table 24 – ViaSat DTH subscriber statistics (Nordics) – 2007 - 2012
Table 25 – ViaSat revenue (Nordics) – 2006 - 2012
Table 26 – DTTV revenue – 2007 - 2013
Table 27 – DTTV (pay) subscribers – 2009 - 2013
Chart 1 – VoIP revenue and subscribers – 2006 – 2012
Chart 2 – VoIP traffic and market share – 2005 – 2012
Chart 3 – Broadcasting revenue share by sector– 2009 - 2011
Chart 4 – Share of TV reception by type – 2007 – 2011
Chart 5 – Pay TV subscribers by type – 2007 – 2011
Chart 6 – Canal Digital DTH financial data – 2009 – 2012
Chart 7 – ViaSat DTH subscriber statistics (Nordics) – 2007 – 2012
Chart 8 – ViaSat revenue (Nordics) – 2006 – 2012
Exhibit 1 – Overview of digital media

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