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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 Norway increased its market share by acquiring the operations of Tele2, Phonero and Get.

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:

Regulator recommends measures to reduce dependence on Telenors network;
Telenor undergoes organisational restructure; sells its Central and Eastern European businesses;
Telenor to phase out PSTN infrastructure by 2025;
Telenor lays submarine cable in the Lofoten Islands;
Report update includes the regulators market data to December 2018, telcos operating and financial data to Q2 2019, recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report:

Telenor, Telia Norway, Tele2, BaneTele.


  • Synopsis
  • Key statistics
    • Table Top Level Country Statistics and Telco Authorities - Norway – 2019 (e)
  • Telecommunications market
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
  • Regulatory environment
    • HISTORIC OVERVIEW
    • REGULATORY AUTHORITY
    • TELECOM SECTOR LIBERALISATION IN NORWAY PRIVATISATION
    • INTERCONNECT
    • ACCESS
    • NUMBER PORTABILITY (NP)
    • CARRIER PRESELECTION (CPS)
  • Fixed network operators
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table Operators' share of fixed-line subscriptions (minor providers) –2016 – 2018
    • TELENOR
      • International operations
    • TELIA NORWAY
    • NEXTGENTEL (TELIO)
      • Table NextGenTel Holding financial data – 2012 – 2018
      • Table NextGenTel Holding revenue by sector – 2015 – 2018
      • Table NextGenTel subscribers by organisational sector – 2017 – 2018
    • TELE2
    • BANETELE
  • Telecommunications infrastructure
    • OVERVIEW OF THE NATIONAL TELECOM NETWORK
    • NGN
    • INTERNATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE
      • Submarine cable networks
      • Satellite networks
    • CLOUD SERVICES
    • SMART INFRASTRUCTURE
      • Smart grids
  • Appendix – Historic data
    • Table Historic - Fixed lines in service and penetration 2000 – 2009
    • Table Historic - Total telecom revenue – 2004 – 2009
    • Table Historic - Revenue by sector – 2003 – 2008
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