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

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

Considerable investments in upgraded DSL and cable broadband infrastructure as well as fibre networks by Sweden's telcos in recent years have encouraged consumer adoption of bundled services. The largest cable TV operators, Com Hem and Kabelvision, have upgraded their networks to provide fast data services, which has led to customer some migration from DSL. Switchover to digital transmission was completed in late 2007, providing the government with the first opportunity in Europe to make use of the digital dividend for wireless broadband services. This report provides an overview of Sweden's digital TV and converging media markets, including recent developments in VoD, triple play and VoIP services.

Key developments:

World Economic Forum (WEF) ranks Sweden the world's most connected economy; Netflix launches services in Nordic countries; regulator's market data to June 2014; telcos' operating and financial data to Q4 2014; recent market developments.

Companies covered in this report include:

Com Hem, Tele2, Canal Digital, Viasat, Boxer, MTG.


1. Synopsis
2. Digital Media
2.1 Overview of digital media
2.2 Key general trends
2.3 Digital media
2.3.1 Business models bundled services
2.4 Regulatory issues
2.4.1 Digital dividend
3. Digital TV
3.1 Market overview
3.2 Broadband TV (IPTV)
3.2.1 Modern Times Group (MTG)
3.2.2 TeliaSonera
3.2.3 Other developments
3.3 Video-on-Demand (VoD)
3.4 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
3.4.1 Wholesale VoIP
3.5 Interactive TV (iTV)
3.6 Cable TV
3.6.1 Com Hem
3.6.2 Tele2Vision
3.6.3 Canal Digital
3.7 Satellite-based digital pay TV developments
3.7.1 NSAB Sweden
3.7.2 Canal Digital
3.7.3 Viasat
3.8 Digital terrestrial TV (DTTV)
3.8.1 Boxer
3.8.2 MTG
3.9 Free-to-Air (FTA) TV
4. Related reports
Table 1 Subscribers to bundled services, by service 2008 - 2014
Table 2 Double play subscribers by type - 2008 - 2014
Table 3 Triple play subscribers by type - 2008 - 2014
Table 4 Digital TV subscribers by sector - 2006 - 2014
Table 5 Digital TV market share of subscribers by operator - 2006 - 2014
Table 6 Pay TV market share of subscribers by operator - 2007 - 2014
Table 7 Digital TV market share of subscribers by platform - 2009 - 2014
Table 8 Digital TV revenue - 2009 - 2013
Table 9 IPTV subscribers by sector - 2006 - 2014
Table 10 MTG IPTV subscribers (historic) 2007 - 2010
Table 11 TeliaSonera IPTV subscribers 2006 - 2014
Table 12 VoIP subscribers and annual change 2004 - 2015
Table 13 VoIP revenue 2008 2015
Table 14 VoIP traffic 2006 2014
Table 15 VoIP access by technology 2004 - 2014
Table 16 TeliaSonera VoIP subscribers 2007 - 2014
Table 17 Telenor VoIP subscribers 2007 - 2011
Table 18 Cable TV subscribers by sector - 2006 - 2014
Table 19 Com Hem subscribers by type 2005 - 2014
Table 20 Com Hem financial data 2007 - 2014
Table 21 Canal Digital cable TV subscribers - Sweden 2005 - 2014
Table 22 Satellite TV subscribers 2006 2015
Table 23 Canal Digital DTH satellite subscribers - Nordics 2005 - 2014
Table 24 Viasat Broadcasting financial data 2008 - 2014
Table 25 Viasat satellite subscribers (Nordics) 2007 - 2014
Table 26 Viasat Multiroom and Viasat+ subscribers 2006 - 2012
Table 27 DTTV subscribers 2007 - 2015
Table 28 Boxer Sweden subscribers - 2006 - 2011
Table 29 Boxer Sweden pay-TV revenue - 2008 - 2010
Table 30 ViaSat revenue (Nordics) 2006 - 2014
Chart 1 Subscribers to bundled services, by service 2008 - 2014
Chart 2 Digital TV subscribers by sector - 2006 2014
Chart 3 IPTV subscribers by sector 2006 - 2014
Chart 4 VoIP access by technology 2004 - 2014
Chart 5 Com Hem subscribers by type 2005 2014
Chart 6 Com Hem financial data 2007 - 2014
Chart 7 Viasat Broadcasting financial data 2008 - 2014
Chart 8 Viasat subscribers 2007 - 2014
Chart 9 ViaSat revenue (Nordics) 2006 2014
Exhibit 1 Overview of digital media
Exhibit 2 Digital dividend frequency availability - 2010

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