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First full quarter with EU roam like at home (RLAH) – Nordic countries

Most operators had however introduced their own variants of RLAH before it was mandatory which preempted the effect, reports Tefficient. With its unlimited data plans, Finnish operators are exempted from RLAH and can still charge extra for EU roaming, but the reason to the leadership of the Finnish operators shouldn’t be attributed to this: Finnish operators had faster revenue growth…

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Denmark, broadband market overview

By mid-2016, Denmark reported above-average coverage levels for all broadband combination categories. With high coverage recorded already in previous years, the coverage levels for all combination categories remained relatively unchanged in the twelve-month period to mid-2016. This was with the exception of the rural NGA combination category, which increased by 4.6 percentage points to reach 59.3% of rural homes. With regards to fixed broadband…

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TDC: Germany replaces Italy as Danes’ favourite holiday destination

Danish operator TDC says data from its customers’ mobile phone roaming use over the summer indicate that Germany has become their favourite holiday destination this year, knocking Italy off the top spot. It said 18 percent of holidaymakers on its network went to Germany between 26 June and 30 July (calendar weeks 26 to 30), up from 14 percent in…

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People are willing to pay more for best mobile network, says TDC CEO

The Chief Executive of TDC has said people are prepared to pay slightly more to access the best mobile network, as she unveiled the operator’s second quarter financials. Pernille Erenbjerg made the comments as she talked up the operator’s Danish opco, which was named the best mobile network by the country’s Technological Institute for the third year in a row….

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YouSee starts providing VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling

Danish operator TDC’s retail brand, YouSee, said it has made Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Wi-Fi calling available to its mobile customers. READ MORE: Denmark allows massive retention of location data for mobile internet Apple’s and Samsungs’ newest smartphones are compatible with the technologies. Wi-Fi calling is useful where indoor mobile reception is poor, a problem that affects about one…

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Denmark allows massive retention of location data for mobile internet

On 24 May 2017, the Danish telecom regulator announced its decision concluding that the retention of location data for mobile internet usage is lawful. With the decision, the regulator allowed for massive data retention, which seriously undermines citizens’ right to privacy, since it means they can be tracked at all times and the data is being stored. Under the Danish…

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European Hosted IP Telephony And UCaaS Market Prepares To Stave Off Competition From Aggressive US Players

European telecom carriers’ initiatives to discontinue integrated services digital network (ISDN) services are driving carrier and customer migration to Internet protocol (IP) connectivity services. The move is also fuelling adoption of next-generation business communication solutions, such as hosted private branch exchange (PBX) and unified communications as a service (UCaaS). Increasing availability of compelling cloud communications offerings and expanding feature sets,…

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Danish TDC warns removal of European roaming fees will be challenging

Danish telecoms operator TDC posted better-than-expected first-quarter results on Friday, lifting its shares, though the firm also warned that new regulations to end roaming charges in the European Union will be a challenge. Roaming charges in the European Union will end as of June when Europeans will no longer have to pay a fee to use their phones when they…

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