Research and Markets: Sweden - Broadband Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts - 2012

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Sweden - Broadband Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts" report to their offering.

Sweden enjoys one of the highest broadband penetration rates in Europe, the result of effective government broadband policies and a population quick to adopt emerging technologies. DSL dominates broadband access, though Metro Ethernet and WLAN access are also available. The fibre sector is also among the most vibrant in the world, and Sweden now has among the largest number of fibre connections in Europe. Considerable investment in mobile networks has also made mobile broadband a fast-growing area, while the country is at the global forefront in developing mobile broadband based on LTE technology. This report examines Sweden's fixed and wireless broadband markets, and also presents statistical broadband forecasts to 2020.

Key developments:

  • Com Hem extends 200Mb/s cable broadband across its footprint
  • TeliaSonera commits to SEK5 billion investment to connect up to one million households with FttP by 2014
  • TeliaSonera to spend SEK500 million upgrading 800,000 connections with VDSL2
  • 100Mb/s broadband connectivity available to more than half of premises
  • Com Hem sold to BC Partners; regulator's market data for 2011
  • Telcos' operating and financial data to June 2012
  • Market developments to late 2012.

Companies covered in this report include:

  • TeliaSonera
  • Telenor
  • Com Hem
  • PiteEnergi
  • BAS.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Synopsis

2. Sweden's broadband market

2.1 Overview

2.2 Government support

2.3 Broadband strategy - 2010

2.4 Broadband strategy - 2020

2.5 eGovernment

2.6 eHealth

2.7 Competition

2.8 Municipal action

2.9 Broadband statistics

3. Cable

3.1 Com Hem

4. Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)

4.1 Regulatory concerns

4.2 Open access

4.3 ADSL2+

4.4 VDSL2+

5. Fibre-to-the-Home (FttH) networks

5.1 Overview

5.2 TeliaSonera

5.3 Regulating dark fibre

5.4 Bredbandsbolaget

5.5 PiteEnergi

5.6 BAS

5.7 Other developments

6. Broadband Powerline (BPL)

7. Mobile broadband

7.1 Fixed Wireless Access (FWA)

7.2 Wireless LANS

7.3 WiFi/WiMAX

7.4 Satellite

8. Forecasts - broadband subscribers - 2010 - 2013; 2020

For more information visit

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
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Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Broadband

Source: Research and Markets