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The Danish regulatory authority, the DBA, is in the process of aligning the country’s regulated markets with those in the EC’s list of recommended markets. The upcoming spectrum auction will aid operators in chalking out strategies to roll out IoT and 5G services.


  • The DEA initiated procedures to auction bands in specific sets of frequencies.
  • The DBA concluded its latest review of some of the regulated markets and issued drafts on the remainder.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides a detailed understanding of the regulatory environment in Denmark.
  • Provides details on spectrum policy and licensing in the country.

Key questions answered

  • What services are subject to regulation in the Denmark telecoms markets?
  • What impact have regulatory and policy changes had on the Denmark telecoms market?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view

Regulatory framework

  • National regulatory authority
  • Key legislation and regulation
  • Current status of market analysis


  • Spectrum policy
  • Wireless licensing

Wholesale fixed regulation

  • Services subject to regulation
  • Voice interconnection
  • Wholesale access
  • Wholesale broadband services

Wholesale mobile regulation

  • Services subject to regulation
  • Mobile termination charges
  • Roaming obligations
  • MVNO access

Other services subject to regulation

  • The retail market
  • The regulation of bundles
  • Quality of service
  • Advertising of broadband speeds
  • Terminating and switching out of contracts
  • VoIP
  • Regulatory position on OTTs
  • Regulatory position on IoT/M2M
  • Numbering policy
  • Data protection regulation

Universal service

  • Universal service provider
  • Universal service fund
  • Universal service obligation for broadband


  • Methodology
  • Author