National Broadband Plans in Europe – Status, Strategies, and Objectives

National Broadband Plans in Europe – Status, Strategies, and Objectives is a new Telecom Insider Report by GlobalData, provides an overview of the national broadband plans (NBPs) adopted by the governments in Europe and of the key strategies and mechanisms deployed to help achieve the targets set by the NBPs.

The report offers an overview of the efforts taken by governments in Europe to develop broadband infrastructure. It delivers comprehensive proprietary data and insights from research into NBPs adopted by European countries. This presentation-quality report provides an analysis of government initiatives and operator involvement in broadband infrastructure development. It also analyzes the key mechanisms and strategies deployed to support the NBPs.

It provides in-depth analysis of the following –

– Regional market context providing FBB progress and analyzing the impact of economic development on broadband penetration in several European countries.

– Analysis of priorities set under NBPs such as targets, technology, funding mechanisms, and the role of governments as well as private operators.

– Case studies on two NBPs (the UK and France) with a focus on the analysis of targets, goals, government initiatives, operator involvement, and progress over the period.

– Key findings, detailing the analysis of NBPs on several parameters such as targets, funding strategies, preferred technologies, and strategies adopted by government to achieve the targets.

Scope

– The region features differences in broadband penetration levels owing to factors including differences in income levels, the maturity of the telecom sector, and the available funding for broadband rollout.

– European countries are mainly targeting to improve broadband penetration nationally, and to reduce the digital divide by improving broadband connectivity in rural areas.

– Numerous countries are targeting to provide broadband coverage with relatively lower speed in the short term, however, long-term targets include the provision of broadband services with faster speed.

– Several initiatives are being harnessed by the different broadband ecosystem players to improve broadband coverage, speeds and uptake. These include FBB wholesale agreements, forming infrastructure companies, open access fiber sharing models, 5G deployment, and government funding programs.

Reasons to buy

– Develop an understating of national broadband plans through the analysis of targets, technologies, governmental support, operator roles, and funding strategies.

– Get best practices around the key mechanisms and supporting initiatives that can be harnessed to achieve national broadband plan targets.

– The report also provides a five-year forecast of the fixed broadband market in several European countries, developed using GlobalData'a rigorous bottom-up modelling methodologies, to enable executives to effectively position their companies for growth opportunities and emerging trends in demand.

– Two case studies illustrate the findings of the report, providing insights, success factors, and best practices from specific country NBPs; this will help executives understand both the challenges confronted in the real world and the strategies employed to overcome those challenges.

– Gain understanding of government goals and initiatives to make informed decisions pertaining to investments in broadband networks and technologies and optimize return on investments.

Companies mentioned

Orange

Vodafone

Openreach

CityFibre

BT

Polkomtel

Telenor

FIBIA

Sunrise

Swisscom

Open Fibre

MTS

Beeline

MegaFon

Rostelecom

Telefónica

Bouygues Telecom

Cellnex

InfraVia

Iliad

Lyse

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of Exhibits

Executive Summary

Section 1: Fixed Broadband Status in Europe

Fixed Broadband Status in Europe

Impact of Economic Development on Broadband Penetration

Fixed Broadband Drivers in Europe

Section 2: National Broadband Plans (NBPs) Status, Progress, and Strategies in Europe

National Broadband Targets and Strategies in Selected Countries

Key Initiatives and Mechanisms Included in NBPs to Support Broadband Development

Section 3: Case Studies

United Kingdom

France

Section 4: Key Takeaways and Recommendations

Key Takeaways and Recommendations

Appendix

Acronyms and Definitions

Companies Mentioned

Related Research

About GlobalData

List of Figures

List of Figures

EXHIBIT 1: FIXED BROADBAND PENETRATION OF THE POPULATION BY REGION

EXHIBIT 2: FIXED BROADBAND PENETRATION OF THE POPULATION AND PPP-ADJUSTED GDP PER CAPITA, SELECTED COUNTRIES IN EUROPE, 2019

EXHIBIT 3: FIXED BROADBAND LINES AND PENETRATION OF THE POPULATION IN EUROPE, 2019 2025

EXHIBIT 4: FIXED BROADBAND PENETRATION OF THE POPULATION IN SELECT EUROPEAN MARKETS, 2019 2025

EXHIBIT 5: NATIONAL BROADBAND PLANS TARGETS, PROGRESS, AND IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES SELECT COUNTRIES

EXHIBIT 6: SELECTED INITIATIVES AND MECHANISMS TO SUPPORT NATIONAL BROADBAND PLANS IN EUROPE

EXHIBIT 7: THE UK’S FBB PENETRATION OF HOUSEHOLDS

EXHIBIT 8: OPENREACH’S FBB PREMISES PASSED BY DOWNLOAD SPEED

EXHIBIT 9: FRANCE’S FBB PENETRATION OF HOUSEHOLDS

EXHIBIT 10: ORANGE FTTH KPIS IN MILLIONS

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