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Denmark's national broadband plan is more ambitious than the EC's Digital Agenda and aims to provide broadband services at download speeds of at least 100Mbps to all by 2020. The country already has 100% LTE coverage and the operators have started 5G trials. In 2018, the Danish Business Authority (DBA) issued its final decision on deregulating two markets.


  • The Danish Business Authority (DBA) issued its final decision on deregulating two markets.
  • The DEA plans to hold a multi-band spectrum auction in 2019.
  • The Danish Parliament passed the Danish Data Protection Act.

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