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Finland - Mobile Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

  • Published: December 2013
  • Region: Finland
  • 26 Pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd

Finland has one of most innovative mobile markets in Europe. The country was a pioneer in developing 3G, and was the first to deploy 3G over 900MHz spectrum. Growth in the sector continues to be strong despite high mobile penetration. The 3G now makes up almost a third of the total subscriber base, while mobile broadband has also grown considerably during the last two years. Finland was also one of the first countries in the world to deploy a commercial LTE service, which now extends to well over half the population. In addition, the country boasts one of the lowest mobile call charges of all EU Member States. This report provides statistics and research on the Finnish mobile market, including key regulatory issues, a snapshot of the consumer market, the growth of mobile data services and the development of emerging technologies and networks such as HSPA and LTE.

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1. Synopsis
2. Overview of Finland’s mobile market
2.1 Mobile statistics
2.2 Operator market shares
3. Regulatory issues
3.1 Spectrum regulations and spectrum auctions
3.1.1 450MHz
3.1.2 700MHz
3.1.3 800MHz
3.1.4 900MHz
3.1.5 1.8GHz
3.1.6 2.6GHz
3.2 Roaming
3.3 Mobile Number Portability (MNP)
3.4 Mobile termination rates (MTRs)
4. Mobile technologies
4.1 Digital
4.2 Third Generation (3G) mobile
5. Major mobile operators
5.1 TeliaSonera
5.2 DNA
5.3 Elisa
5.4 Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs)
6. Mobile voice services
6.1 Prepaid cards
7. Mobile Messaging
7.1 Short Message Service (SMS)
7.1.1 Premium SMS (PSMS)
7.2 Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
8. Mobile data services
8.1 Overview
8.2 General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
8.3 High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
8.4 High-Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA)
8.5 Enhanced Data for GSM Evolution (EDGE)
8.6 Long-term Evolution (LTE)
8.7 Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex Access (OFDMA)
8.8 Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA)
9. Mobile content and applications
9.1 Location based services
9.2 Mobile TV
9.3 M2M
10. Forecasts
10.1 Forecasts – Mobile ARPU – 2009 - 2010; 2015
10.2 Forecasts – UMTS subscribers – 2009 - 2010; 2015
11. Related reports
Table 1 – historic - Mobile revenue as proportion of total telecom revenue – 1998 - 2004
Table 2 – Mobile revenue as proportion of total telecom revenue – 2005 - 2014
Table 3 – Mobile network revenue – 2006 - 2014
Table 4 – Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate – 1995; 1997; 1999 - 2004
Table 5 – Mobile subscribers and penetration rate – 2004 - 2014
Table 7 – Mobile operators – monthly ARPU – 2004 - 2013
Table 8 – Mobile market share by operator (regulator data) – 2006 - 2011
Table 9 – European roaming charges – 2007 - 2014
Table 10 – European SMS roaming charges (€ cents) – 2012 - 2014
Table 11 – European data roaming charges (€ cents) – 2012 - 2014
Table 12 – Annual mobile numbers ported – 2003 - 2011
Table 13 – MTRs by operator – 2006 - 2012
Table 15 – TeliaSonera Finland blended ARPU – 2003 - 2012
Table 16 – TeliaSonera Finland mobile subscribers – 2002 - 2013
Table 18 – DNA annualised monthly ARPU – 2007 - 2013
Table 19 – DNA mobile subscribers – 2007 - 2013
Table 21 – Elisa mobile subscribers in Finland and Estonia – 2004 - 2013
Table 22 – Elisa mobile operating statistics – 2008 - 2013
Table 23 – Elisa annualised ARPU – 2008 - 2013
Table 24 – SMS messages sent and annual change – 1999 - 2013
Table 25 – MMS messages sent and annual change – 2003 - 2013
Table 26 – Mobile data sent – 2006 - 2014
Table 27 – Proportion of mobile subscribers by data rate – 2011
Table 28 – Annual growth in mobile data sent – 2009 - 2014
Table 29 – Forecast mobile ARPU - 2005 - 2010; 2015
Table 30 – Forecast UMTS subscribers – 2006 - 2010; 2015
Chart 1 – Mobile subscribers and penetration rate – 2003 - 2014
Chart 2 – Calls and call minutes originating in mobile networks – 2006 - 2013
Chart 3 – Mobile market share by operator (regulator data) – 2006 - 2011
Chart 4 – MTRs by operator – 2006 - 2012
Chart 5 – TeliaSonera Finland mobile financial data – 2005 - 2013
Chart 6 – DNA financial data – 2008 - 2013
Chart 7 – DNA mobile subscribers – 2007 - 2013
Chart 8 – Elisa mobile financial data – 2004 - 2013
Chart 9 – Elisa mobile subscribers in Finland and Estonia – 2004 - 2013
Chart 10 – Elisa annualised ARPU – 2008 – 2013
Exhibit 1 – 2.6GHz auction results – 2009
Exhibit 2 – Sample 3G infrastructure suppliers in Finland
Exhibit 3 – Premium SMS market overview – 2005

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