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Norway - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses

Norway - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses

In common with other Scandinavian countries, Norway has a sophisticated telecom market with high broadband and mobile penetration rates and a highly developed digital media sector. Although not a member of the European Union, the country's telecoms sector is synchronised with relevant EC legislation. Telenor is the dominant operator in all sectors, though there is increasing competition from new entrants. Telia increased its market share by acquiring the operations of Tele2 and in April 2017 it secured regulatory approval for its acquisition of the smaller mobile operator Phonero.
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.

Key developments:

Telia Company to acquire Get and TDC Norway;
Telenor exits central European markets;
Regulator recommends measures to reduce dependence on Telenor's network;
Telenor undergoes organisational restructure; sells its Central and Eastern European businesses;
Telia Company renames local mobile unit NetCom as Telia Norway;
Telenor to phase out PSTN infrastructure by 2025;
Smart grid updates;
Telenor lays submarine cable in the Lofoten Islands;
Report update includes the regulator's market data to December 2017, telcos' operating and financial data to Q2 2018, recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report:

Telenor, Telia, Tele2, BaneTele.


1. Synopsis
2. Key statistics
3. Telecommunications market
3.1 Market analysis
4. Regulatory environment
4.1 Historic overview
4.2 Regulatory authority
4.3 Telecom sector liberalisation in Norway
4.4 Privatisation
4.5 Interconnect
4.6 Access
4.7 Number Portability (NP)
4.8 Carrier PreSelection (CPS)
5. Fixed network operators
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Telenor
5.2.1 International operations
5.3 Telia Norway
5.4 NextGenTel (Telio)
5.5 Tele2
5.6 BaneTele
6. Telecommunications infrastructure
6.1 Overview of the national telecom network
6.2 NGN
6.3 International infrastructure
6.3.1 Submarine cable networks
6.3.2 Satellite networks
6.4 Cloud services
7. Smart infrastructure
7.1 Smart grids
8. Wholesale
9. Related reports
Table 1 Top Level Country Statistics and Telco Authorities - Norway 2018 (e)
Table 2 Total telecom revenue 2004 - 2017
Table 3 Fixed-line traffic in minutes (PSTN/ISDN) 2008 - 2017
Table 4 Revenue by sector 2003 - 2017
Table 5 Proportion of turnover by sector 2005 - 2017
Table 6 Number of telecom providers by sector 2004 - 2015
Table 7 Voice lines by type 2008 - 2017
Table 8 Telecom sector investment by platform 2012 - 2017
Table 9 Residential CPS and resale subscribers 2007 - 2015
Table 10 Business CPS and resale subscribers 2007 - 2015
Table 11 Operators' share of fixed-line traffic 2010 - 2015
Table 12 Fixed-telephony revenue (PSTN/ISDN) 2008 - 2017
Table 13 Operators' share of fixed-telephony revenue 2002 - 2017
Table 14 Telenor fixed-line financial data (Norway) 2008 - 2018
Table 15 Telenor Group financial data 2007 - 2018
Table 16 Telenor fixed-line subscribers 2009 2018
Table 17 Telia Norway revenue 2004 - 2018
Table 18 Telia Norway revenue by service 2006 2018
Table 19 Telia Norway subscriber statistics 2005 - 2018
Table 20 NextGenTel Holding financial data 2012 - 2018
Table 21 NextGenTel Holding revenue by sector 2015 - 2018
Table 22 Telio Norway financial data (historic) 2012 - 2014
Table 23 Telio Norway subscribers by sector (historic) 2012 - 2014
Table 24 NextGenTel subscribers by sector 2011 - 2017
Table 25 NextGenTel subscribers by organisational sector 2017 - 2018
Table 26 Tele2 subscribers by sector (historic) 2007 - 2014
Table 27 Tele2 financial data by sector (historic) 2007 - 2014
Table 28 Historic - Fixed lines in service and penetration 2000 - 2009
Table 29 Fixed lines in service and penetration 2010 - 2018
Table 30 Proportion of households with a fixed-line 2005 - 2018
Table 31 International internet bandwidth 2005 - 2016
Table 32 Telenor wholesale lines PSTN, DSL, LLU 2004 - 2016
Chart 1 Revenue by sector 2003 2017
Chart 2 Proportion of turnover by sector 2005 2017
Chart 3 Telenor fixed-line financial data (Norway) 2008 2018
Chart 4 Telenor Group financial data 2007 2018
Chart 5 Telenor fixed subscribers 2009 2018
Chart 6 Fixed lines in service and penetration 2000 2018
Chart 7 Telenor wholesale lines PSTN, DSL, LLU 2004 2016

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