Finland

Regional Classification

Currency Code

EUR

ISO 3166 Code

FI

MCC

244

Calling Code

+358

ITU Member

Yes

ITU-R Region

Overview

Finland (Suomi), officially the Republic of Finland, is a sovereign state in Northern Europe. The country has land borders with Sweden to the northwest, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east. The country consists of a mainland and 179,000 islands, including the Åland Islands, which have their own telecommunication operators and carriers.

Finland has a highly-developed and innovative wireless market with very high penetration rates for both cellular and mobile broadband services. According to latest ITU data (June 2017) mobile coverage reaches 99.9% of the population, and 4G LTE also accessible by 99.9% of Finns.

Finland is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-1. The regulatory body governing communications policy is the Ministry of Transport and Communications, and the Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (FICORA) is charged with regulating the country's radio frequency spectrum activities such as planning, allocations, and licencing.

Mobile Network Operators

There are 5 mobile network operators servicing this region.

3G Bands:
None
IoT Technology:
None
3G Bands:
None
4G Bands:
None
IoT Technology:

Hardware Manufacturers

There are 1 hardware manufacturers operating in this region.

Technology Developers

There are 1 technology developers operating in this region.