Ranking of telecommunication companies in Sweden 2020, by number of employees

Based on the number of employees, Telia Company AB was the top ranked telecommunication company in Sweden in 2020. Telia had nearly 24 thousand employees in Sweden. It was followed by Eltel AB and Tele2 AB, which had almost 7.6 and 6.9 thousand employees, respectively.Telia Company and Tele2 were among the leading B2C telecom companies digitally in 2018 and 2019. In fact, Tele2 came first both years with a maturity grade of 3.4 as of 2019. Telia Company had a grade of 3.1 that year.  

Telecom companies‘ profits

   Telia was the telecom company in Sweden with the biggest net profit in 2019. It accumulated nearly 9.5 billion Swedish kronor and was followed by Tele2 Sverige AB, which had approximately 2.5 billion Swedish kronor net profit. Similarly, these two companies also had the biggest turnover. Telia Company AD had a turnover of nearly 80 billion Swedish kronor and Tele2 AB had 25 billion Swedish kronor turnover.

Telecom companies in the Nordics

   As for the Nordic countries in general, Telenor ASA was the biggest telecom company as of May 2019, with 31 thousand employees. Telia Company AB was second with over 24 thousand employees. Last in the ranking was Get AS with 725 employees for that period.

Ranking of telecommunication companies in Sweden as of June 2020, by number of employees

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Release date

June 2020



Survey time period

June 2020

Supplementary notes

Total number of employees refers to the average number of employees

Subsidiaries are excluded if the parent company is on the top list with consolidated figures

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