Sweden Telecommunications Report Q1 2013

  • ID: 2373259
  • January 2013
  • Region: Sweden
  • 126 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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The Swedish telecommunications market is one the most developed in the world with high penetration levels for mobile voice, mobile data, fixed-voice and broadband services. This makes Sweden a mature market, with the concomitant limits to growth prospects. As well as having a high level of penetration, price erosion has been less pronounced than in the majority of Western European markets and operators have managed to continue to grow revenues. Meanwhile, in terms of technology, Sweden is at the forefront of development with, not only high levels of next generation wireline and wireless data services,
but also machine-to-machine services and other consumer value-added services.

Key Data:

- Broadband growth has slowed as penetration has risen. There was a decline in fixed broadband subscriptions in the first half of 2012, according to regulatory data, and dedicated mobile broadband growth has slowed appreciably. Dedicated mobile broadband subscriptions increased 7.6% y-o-y to Q212, compared to a 24.4% increase y-o-y to Q211.

- PTS data also show that uptake of LTE services has been sluggish. The regulator reported a total of 83,000 LTE subscriptions READ MORE >

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  • Com Hem
  • Company Profile
  • G Access Sweden
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  • Tele2 AB
  • Telenor Sweden
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Executive Summary 7

Executive Summary 7

SWOT Analysis 9

Political 13

Economic 14

Business Environment 15

Industry Business Environment Overview 16

Business Environment Outlook 16

Industry Rewards 17

Industry Risks 18

Country Risks And Rewards 18
Table: Western Europe Risk/Reward Ratings, Q113 20

Sweden 20

Industry Forecast 23

Mobile 23
Table: Industry Forecast - Mobile 23

Table: Industry Forecast - Mobile ARPU (SEK) 24

Fixed Line 26
Table: Industry Forecast - Fixed-Line 26

Internet 27
Table: Industry Forecast - Internet 27

Market Overview 30

Regional Perspective 30
Table: Sweden Mobile Market Regional Comparisons, 2011 31

Key Developments 31

Mobile Growth 32

Market Share And Net Additions 33
Table: Swedish Mobile Market, September 2012 35

Subscription Mix 35

Usage (ARPU/MOU) 36

Networks 38
Table: Mobile Contract Wins 45

Mobile Content/Value Added Services 45
Table: Value-Added Services Timeline 49

Mobile Operator Data 50
Table: Market 50
Table: TeliaSonera 50
Table: Telenor Mobil 51
Table: Tele2 52

Europe - Western Europe Mobile Content 52

Succeeding In A Sea Of Content 54

All Eyes On Data 56

Making Machines Pay 57

Fixed Line 59

Broadband 62

Mobile Broadband 66

Wireline Contract Wins 68
Table: Wireline Contract Wins 68

Industry Trends And Developments 69

Industry Trends And Developments 69

Regulatory Development 71

Regulatory Development 71
Table: Sweden: Regulatory Bodies And Their Responsibilities 71

Competitive Landscape 75

Competitive Landscape 75
Table: Key Players - Sweden Telecoms Sector 75
Table: Selected Operator Financial Parameters 75

Company Profile 76

TeliaSonera AB 76

TeliaSonera Mobile 84

Telenor Sweden 89

Tele2 AB 95

Hi3G Access Sweden 101

Com Hem 106

Regional Overview 111

Telit Communications: Opportunities Abound But Beware Commoditisation 111
Table: Telit Communications Financial Performance, 2009-2012 112

Beware Commoditisation 112

Differentiation And Value Added Key To Success 113

The Road Ahead 116

Demographic Forecast 117

Demographic Forecast 117
Table: Sweden's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 118
Table: Sweden's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 119
Table: Sweden's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 120
Table: Sweden's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 120

Glossary 121

Glossary 121
Table: Glossary Of Terms 121

Methodology 123

Methodology 123
Table: Key Indicators For Telecommunications Industry Forecasts 123

Telecoms Business Environment Ratings 124
Table: Ratings Indicators 125
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 126

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Company Profile
TeliaSonera AB
TeliaSonera Mobile
Telenor Sweden
Tele2 AB
Hi - 3
G Access Sweden
Com Hem

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