3 Sweden calls for national telecoms strategy, eyes more state subsidies for mobile network expansion

Friday 22 October 2021 | 13:23 CET | News
Mobile operator 3 Sweden is urging the government to draw up a telecoms market strategy, saying subsidies for fixed broadband have been much greater then state spending on mobile networks. Citing a report by A-focus, Tre said the national market is much more competitive than those in neighbouring countries, saving Swedish consumers about SEK 6 billion annually. Tre said this is because the state and regulator PTS were deeply involved in improving the market at the time of the 3G auction 20 years ago, whereas interests are more divided nowadays.

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