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5G expands in Finland and abroad

Unlike many other countries, in Finland the coronavirus outbreak has not slowed down network construction. Between April 2020 and February 2021, eighty new 5G areas were created around Finland. As is usual with telecommunication networks, construction began with the largest cities, towns and urban areas, before spreading to more sparsely populated areas. At the time ...

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Telecoms package materialized in national legislation

Regulatory preparations spanning over four years are nearing their end. The Commission published its proposals for the revision of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) in May 2016, and of the European Electronic Communications Code (the so-called Telecoms Package Directive) in September 2016. These were approved by the EU in late 2018 and the deadline ...

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Finland’s digital infrastructure – also a trendsetter in security

Construction of the 4G network only began ten years ago, and it is now available practically everywhere in Finland. Today, we use more mobile data than anywhere else in the world. The pace of development is swift, and the sums invested in network construction are significant. Telecommunications companies invest more than half a billion euros ...

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Finland is the European 5G pioneer

All operators, DNA, Elisa and Telia, are building their networks closely, and the coverage is expanding at an increasing rate. Like previous mobile network generations, the construction of 5G began in the largest cities, but will also reach dispersed settlements outside of urbanised areas. According to telecommunications companies, by 2025, 5G will cover Finnish households ...

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Data centre taxation to become more reasonable

According to the Ministry of Finance, the change will also include a reform of the electricity tax for data centres. In the future, small data centres consuming less than five megawatts of energy will be taxed according to the lower industrial electricity tax band (electricity tax band II). At present, only large data centres have ...

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Digitalization is the solution to the climate issue

The Ministry of Transport and Communications has led the creation of an ICT climate strategy since last November. Finland is a pioneer in digital policy, and it comes as no surprise that we are also a trailblazer in creating a climate strategy for the industry. The need to investigate the impact on the climate has ...

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Fixed wireless broadband – what is it?

One of the new opportunities introduced by 5G technology is a fast and disruption-free fixed internet connection via a mobile network. This is a solution aimed primarily at detached and semi-detached houses that allows you to always reserve part of a 5G network for a certain user. This means that other use of the mobile ...

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When the world went online

An extraordinary amount of data was transferred via Finland’s telecommunications networks after mid-March. Coronavirus and the state of emergency forced a large number of Finns to telecommute. Schools and studies turned to distance learning, and the need to move day-to-day business online reached unprecedented levels. We withdrew to our homes, and moved our lives online. ...

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Implementation of the EECC into national legislation has begun

In Finland, the Ministry of Transport and Communications has begun a large reform of legislation on electronic communications, taking into consideration the requirements of the EU’s European Electronic Communications Code (EECC). Finland is one of the first countries to implement the EECC into national legislation. The new legislation aims to modernise national regulation on electronic communications, for ...

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5G is taking over Finland one city at a time

The first 5G frequencies were auctioned off in Finland just over a year ago. Now all three mobile network operators in Finland have opened up their commercial 5G networks. Finland was one of the first European countries to award operating licences for the 3.5 gigahertz frequency band. Three operators were awarded the licence: DNA, Elisa ...

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Minister of Transport and Communications Timo Harakka: the ministry’s role is to enable

“Finland is known internationally as a global forerunner – perhaps even a superpower – in telecommunications and information technology. Our common goal is to retain and strengthen this position,” says Timo Harakka, Minister of Transport and Communications, in a speech he held at FiCom’s 20th anniversary event. “In addition to this common goal, one of the ...

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A society of trust can combat cyber attacks – Finland provides a model for other EU countries

Civil society is becoming increasingly reliant on electronic services and digital data. Taking care of digital security is a crucial aspect of service development. People must be able to trust in the security of services, so cyber security plays a critical role in the effective use of digital services. To a greater or lesser degree, ...

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5G: far more opportunities than threats

Finland has been at the forefront of the development and deployment of new mobile technology. We have over nine million mobile subscriptions, and we use more mobile data than any other nation. This shows that Finns are a mobile people. Finland’s bold and open-minded policy on radio spectra has enabled technology to develop and encouraged ...

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Draft Act on Electronic Communication Services for comments in Finland

Finland is one of the first countries to implement the so-called Telecoms Package Directive in the national legislation. The Ministry of Transport and Communications circulated the draft Act on Electronic Communication Services for comments in November. The consultation period on the draft will end on 16 January 2020. Among other things, the legislative reform aims ...

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Tietoturva, IoT ja internet

IoT, esineiden internet, kasvaa ja laajenee Maailmanlaajuisten IoT-markkinoiden arvioidaan yltävän 772,5 miljardiin dollariin tänä vuonna. Kasvua viime vuodesta olisi lähes 15 prosenttia. Markkinoiden ennustetaan kasvavan vuosittain suunnilleen samalla vauhdilla myös tästä eteenpäin ja päätyvän 1 100 miljardiin dollariin vuonna 2021. Suurin osuus IoT-markkinoista tällä hetkellä on siihen liitetyillä laitteilla. Kasvua ennustetaan olevan eniten, noin 16 prosenttia ...

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