Telia is Sweden’s oldest and largest telecommunications provider. The company has existed since 1853, when it was founded as a government agency and authority. Over the years, Telia has changed its name a number of times. At the start they were called Kongl. Elektrriska Telegraf-Werket and later switched to Televerket. Today, the company’s name is Telia Sverige AB.
For many years, Telia had a monopoly on the telecommunications network in Sweden. It was not a statutory monopoly, but for a long time there were simply no other players in the market that could compete with Telia. During the 1980s, several other players began to appear on the market and Telia was soon not alone in the market.
Today, Telia is still one of the most popular and popular companies in telephony and broadband. They have a large and well-developed network throughout Sweden. Today, they have about 6,000 employees working for Telia.