Norway improved its ranking by 3 positions to come in at 8th in GCI 2019.
Norway has performed strongly in the majority of indicators, with obvious improvements in FTTH and 4G coverage, security, cloud computing, and AI investment. Demand also increased for fixed broadband subscriptions, which reached the maximum score. Growing demand for advanced technologies such as cloud migration, AI robotics, and IoT installed base were also reflected in the GCI indicators.
Telia Norway launched its first 5G test network in Norway, marking the beginning of next-gen mobile networks in the country. A 5G trial network was built in the Odeon Cinema Center in Oslo, enabling movies to be downloaded on Telia's 5G network, with cinema visitors able to use the 5G Wi-Fi zone.