News


The Swedish Government made the decision today that the 694-790 MHz frequency space should be available for terrestrial television broadcasting subject to a permit obligation up to and including 31 May 2018.

1 November 2016


Today marks the launching of the app Privatliv which focuses on youths and young adults with intellectual functional variations. The app has been developed through the project “Application for sex and coexistence education in special schools for functionally impaired children”.

9 September 2016


The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) will hold a spectrum auction to assign licences in the 700 MHz band. One of the objectives of the auction is to increase coverage where deficiencies currently exist. The auction is planned to start on 1 December 2016 and the deadline for applications by interested parties to participate is 1 November 2016.

7 July 2016


The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) will hold a spectrum auction to assign frequencies in the 1800 MHz band. The auction is planned to be held on 24 October 2016 and the deadline for applications by interested parties to participate is 10 October 2016.

7 July 2016


IP telephony has increased by 7% and has now overtaken traditional fixed line telephony in terms of subscriptions. This is shown in the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency's (PTS) report on the Swedish telecommunications market in 2015, which describes developments on the market over the last year.

31 May 2016


The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority's (PTS) new innovation competition is now accepting submissions. The theme this time around is "Best in the business". Businesses and other organisations can win up to SEK 1.7 million per project. The aim is to produce accessible and appealing websites at the cutting edge of technology.

19 May 2016


The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) has announced fourteen winners in the twelfth PTS innovation competition. The theme was Active Leisure Time and the winning projects will share SEK 20.6 million in funding.

19 May 2016


The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (Post- och telestyrelsen, PTS) is collaborating with Wikimedia Sverige, the Swedish chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation, to make Wikipedia more accessible. The collaboration entails the financing of user-generated text-to-speech solution for people who have difficulties availing themselves of the texts on the website.

2 March 2016


The prices we pay in Sweden for telephony and broadband are low compared to the rest of the world. This is an outcome of Post and Telecom Authority's (PTS) report “Price developments for mobile telephony and broadband 2015”.

24 February 2016


Lots of letters are sent across Sweden each Christmas. But many of them get lost due to incorrect addresses or insufficient postage. Keep this in mind when you send your Christmas letters.

21 December 2015