Nordic-Baltic countries are: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden.
Data traffic in mobile networks continued to increase in all of the countries. Finland had by far the
largest data volumes, 24 Gbyte per capita and month, and traffic continued to grow fast. An important factor behind this development is the popularity of subscriptions without data caps in
Finland. Volumes in the other countries ranged from 4 to 9 Gbyte per capita and month.
Data transferred over mobile networks per capita in a month (Gbytes)
Includes both uploaded and downloaded traffic. Data roaming abroad is not included.
The graph below highlights the position of the 14 Nordic operators (in green) when it comes to 4G availability when compared to operators in the Netherlands, Hungary, Switzerland, Belgium, the UK, Spain, Italy, Austria, France, Germany, Portugal, Poland and Greece.
The number of mobile call minutes was still growing in Sweden and Estonia while stagnating in the
other countries. The highest usage per capita was observed in Latvia.
The number of machine-to-machine (M2M) SIM cards was growing in all of the countries. Sweden
had far more M2M SIMs than any other country: over 1 per capita. This is a result of Telenor using
Sweden has a hub for its international M2M business.
Market share of leading mobile operator
Operator with the largest market share, based on subscriptions. Market shares include subsidiaries.
Mobile subscriptions includes all mobile voice and data subscriptions, including dedicated mobile data subscriptions.