In common with other Scandinavian countries, Norway has a sophisticated telecom market with high broadband and mobile penetration rates and a developed digital TV sector. Although not a member of the European Union, its telecoms sector is synchronised with relevant EC legislation. Telenor and Tele2 are the dominant operators in all sectors, though there is increasing competition from new entrants. This report introduces the key elements of Norway’s telecom market, providing statistics and an overview of the regulatory environment, the fixed network operators and their services, and telecom infrastructure.
Telecom market grows 1.2% in 2011; Thor 7 satellite secures approval for 2013 launch; Telenor realigns operating divisions; regulator’s market data for 2011, smart grid updates; telcos’ operating and financial data to September 2012; market developments to October 2012.