Denmark has the best high-speed broadband coverage in the Nordics

Christian Wenande
October 5th, 2020

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New report showed that 94 percent of the country’s homes are connected to broadband with download speeds of at least 100 Mbit/s 

Not a bad place for broadband (photo: Pixabay)

When it comes to finding a speedy internet connection, you’d be hard pressed not to find one in Denmark.

According to the new report ’Telecommunications Markets in the Nordic and Baltic Countries 2019’, Denmark is the country in the Nordic and Baltic regions that has the best access to a quick broadband. 

The report (here in English) showed that 94 percent of Danish homes are connected to broadband connections with download speeds of at least 100 Mbit/s.

And according to recent figures from the Danish Energy Agency, that figure is now at 95 percent and expected to further increase in the coming years.

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Sweden came second (93 percent), followed by Iceland (87), Norway (86), Finland (64), Lithuania (61) and Estonia (50). There was no data for Latvia.

The report also revealed that Denmark is at the top in regards to mobile phone and fixed broadband subscriptions per capita.

“Denmark had the most fixed broadband subscriptions: 0.44 per capita in 2019. The share was over 0.27 in all of the countries,” the report found.

“When adding dedicated mobile broadband subscriptions to fixed broadband subscriptions, Finland had a broadband penetration rate of 0.71 subscriptions per capita, followed by Denmark with 0.63 and Latvia with 0.62 subscriptions per capita.”

(photo: ens.dk)


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