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Denmark already has 100% LTE coverage and coverage of broadband with speeds of at least 100Mbps reached 92%. The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) held the delayed multiband spectrum auction in March 2019, which raised over DKK2.2bn.


  • The DEA concluded multi-band spectrum auction in 2019 which included frequencies in 700MHz, 900MHz, and 2.3GHz.
  • The DBA issued its final decision to deregulate two markets.
  • The DBA initiated market analysis of the wholesale market for voice call termination in individual mobile networks.

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 Denmark's 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

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