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According to Europe's Digital Progress Report (EDPR) 2018, Sweden ranks among the top four EU countries in broadband connectivity with a score of 76, which is well above the EU average (62.6).


  • A well-devised spectrum plan will improve rural broadband coverage in the country.
  • The upcoming spectrum auction will enable telcos to roll out 5G services in the country.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides an insight into the relevant regulated markets in Sweden.
  • Provides a detailed understanding of the regulatory environment in Sweden.

Key questions answered

  • What services are subject to regulation in the fixed and mobile wholesale markets in Sweden?
  • What are the current regulation and telecoms policies in Sweden?

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