0
Broadband

Swedish metro association says change to network localisation rule could connect 150,000 more premises

Friday 3 April 2020 | 14:11 CET | News
Always wanted to know everything about the Dutch Telecoms market? Then the online Masterclass Introduction Dutch Telecom market is for you! Please enroll here!
Municipal broadband networks would be able to bring 150,000 more residences and businesses online were the government to change the localisation rule, according to a survey by metro network association SSNf. Broadband growth is slowing and the rate almost halved in 2019 compared with five years before, according to figures from regulator PTS. Under the localisation principle, local councils may not run broadband operations outside their own municipal boundaries.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed
Countries: Sweden
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

Coronavirus


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Swedish govt provides SEK 1.40 bln more broadband subsidies in 2021, reaching SEK 2.85 bln by 2025

Published 17 Sep 2020 09:46 CET | Sweden
Swedish communications regulator PTS has announced the provision of an extra SEK 1.40 billion in funding for broadband in 2021, ...

Utsikt Bredband CEO moves to parent company, remains head of SSNf

Published 08 Sep 2020 12:47 CET | Sweden
Swedish local network association SSNf said its chairman Jorgen Svardh is leaving his position as CEO of Utsikt Bredband to ...

Swedish organisations publish 10-point appeal for better rural connectivity

Published 19 Jun 2020 12:20 CET | Sweden
Swedish local network association SSNf has announced the publication of a ten-point appeal to fill the connectivity gap in the ...

Swedish broadband infrastructure spending drops 11% in 2019

Published 04 Jun 2020 14:11 CET | Sweden
Swedish communications regulator PTS said that investment in fixed and mobile broadband networks dropped by 11 percent in 2019 to ...

Swedish local networks to spend nearly SEK 4 bln on fibre expansion in 2020 but urge more state support

Published 02 Jun 2020 14:12 CET | Sweden
Swedish local network association SSNf said the sector it represents plans to spend SEK 3.8 billion on extending fibre in 2020, ...

Swedish 2019 mobile data traffic rises 26% but number of subscriptions holds steady

Published 25 May 2020 13:49 CET | Sweden
Swedish communications regulator PTS said in its report 'Swedish Telecoms Market  2019' that the number of mobile subscriptions ...

Swedish govt to provide SEK 650 mln in broadband expansion subsidies from 2020-2022

Published 01 May 2020 12:33 CET | Sweden
Swedish communications regulator PTS said Sweden's government has passed three resolutions to provide SEK 650 million over three ...

PTS proposes to scrap some of Telia's obligations on wholesale fixed access market

Published 17 Apr 2020 14:01 CET | Sweden
Swedish communications regulator PTS is proposing changes to Telia Company's obligations on the market for local access to ...

RtBrick announces Broadband Network Gateway software for disaggregated networks

Published 03 Apr 2020 15:15 CET | World
RtBrick announced the availability of its Broadband Network Gateway (BNG) software. RtBrick's BNG is the first use-case for its ...

Hexatronic says coronavirus dents Q1 sales, scraps dividend amid uncertainty

Published 03 Apr 2020 09:44 CET | World
Swedish infrastructure supplier Hexatronic Group said the coronavirus caused delivery delays in the first quarter that it ...

Eskilstuna local network will not renew management contract with Fibra in 2021

Published 02 Apr 2020 14:18 CET | Sweden
The local utility Eskilstuna Energi & Miljo said it will not renew its fibre network management agreement with Fibra when it ...

Comviq starts providing home broadband via open access networks

Published 02 Apr 2020 11:57 CET | Sweden
Tele2 Sweden's budget mobile services provider, Comviq, said it has now begun providing fibre broadband. Customers of several ...

Swedish watchdog mulls changing rules to let metro networks expand up to 80 km from home borough

Published 31 Mar 2020 14:10 CET | Sweden
Swedish communications regulator PTS has brought out the report commissioned by the government in January concerning possible ...

Swedish watchdog to ensure geographic spread of broadband funding and change to local network rules

Published 31 Jan 2020 13:07 CET | Sweden
The Swedish government has approved two changes to communications regulator PTS' brief for 2020. One concerns the need for equal ...

Swedish local network association defends report on rural fibre substitution from criticism by Telia

Published 25 Nov 2019 12:44 CET | Sweden
A column by local network association SSNf has been published by the public sector organisation news portal Dagensamhalle.se, in ...

Swedish report warns against expanding rural broadband via wireless networks rather than fibre

Published 19 Nov 2019 13:31 CET | Sweden
Swedish local network association SSNf said a report that it commissioned from state research institute RISE has found there is a ...

PTS says municipal networks should be allowed to expand into neighbouring boroughs without own grid

Published 29 Jun 2018 13:27 CET | Sweden
Swedish postal and telecoms regulator PTS is recommending an exemption from the localisation principle to allow municipal ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

26 Oct Harmonic Q3 2020
26 Oct Alphabet Q3 2020
26 Oct Twilio Q3 2020
26 Oct CCW Europe 2020
27 Oct Akamai Technologies Q3 2020
27 Oct Megacable Q3 2020
27 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
27 Oct A10 Networks Q3 2020
27 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2020
27 Oct Siminn Q3 2020
27 Oct Sequans Communications Q3 2020
27 Oct Telefonica Brasil Q3 2020
28 Oct Telefonica Deutschland Q3 2020
28 Oct Equinix Q3 2020
28 Oct 8x8 fiscal Q2
28 Oct Ooredoo Q3 2020
28 Oct ZTE Q3 2020
28 Oct Belden Q3 2020
28 Oct Extreme Networks fiscal Q1
28 Oct KPN Q3 2020
28 Oct Telecoms World Asia 2020
28 Oct Cognizant Q3 2020
29 Oct Facebook Q3 2020
29 Oct Telefonica Q3 2020
29 Oct Digital Realty Q3 2020
29 Oct Ribbon Communications Q3
29 Oct Fortinet Q3 2020
29 Oct Corning Q3 2020
29 Oct Spotify Q3 2020
29 Oct CyrusOne Q3 2020
::: More Calendar Items