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– Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses”

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Iceland has one of the smallest yet most progressive telecom markets in
Europe. There is effective competition in the mobile and broadband
markets, with a number of players having emerged to challenge the
dominance of the two leading players the two main players Siminn and Sn,
which have interests in numerous sectors.

Sn was formerly Vodafone Iceland which was rebranded to reflect the
company’s move into broadband and broadcasting following its December
2017 acquisition of most of the telecoms and media interests of 365
Media. The new entrant Nova has become the leading player in the mobile
market and has quickly expanded its presence in the fixed-line segment.

The telecom market has shown some resilience in recent years following
the significant economic downturn a decade ago, supported by continuing
investment in mobile and fixed-line broadband infrastructure by
operators and well as by the government’s Telecommunications Fund which
is supporting Next Generation Access networks, particularly in rural

Key Developments

  • Government adds ISK450 million to Telecommunications Fund for fibre
    network builds;
  • Farice planning new IRIS submarine cable to Ireland;
  • Sn extends 500Mb/s FttP service to northern areas of Iceland;
  • Siminn’s LTE network delivering data at up to 300Mb/s;
  • Regulator reduces MTRs effective to December 2019;
  • LTE licensees providing 99% population coverage;
  • Report update includes the regulators report for 2017, market data to
    June 2018, operator data to Q3 2018, recent market developments.

Companies Mentioned

  • Vodafone Iceland
  • Sn
  • Siminn
  • Nova
  • Tal
  • 365 Media

Topics Covered

1 Key statistics

2 Country overview

3 Telecommunications market

3.1 Historical overview

4 Regulatory environment

4.1 Historical overview

4.2 Regulatory authority

4.3 Privatisation

4.4 Interconnect

4.5 Access

4.6 Number Portability (NP)

4.7 Carrier preselection (CPS)

5 Fixed-network operators

5.1 Siminn

5.2 Sn

6 Telecommunications infrastructure

6.1 Overview of the national telecom network

6.2 VoIP

6.3 International infrastructure

7 Fixed-line broadband market

7.1 Market analysis

7.2 Forecasts broadband subscribers 2019; 2021; 2023

7.3 Fixed-line broadband technologies

8 Mobile market

8.1 Market analysis

8.2 Mobile statistics

8.3 Mobile infrastructure

8.4 M2M networks

8.5 Regulatory issues

8.6 Major mobile operators

8.7 Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO)

For more information about this report visit

Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager
[email protected]

E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
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Topics: Telecommunications
and Networks
, Broadband,
, Tablet
and Mobile Device Hardware