Croatia - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses
The telecoms market in Croatia has been shaped by the country having joined the European Union in 2013, a process which resulted in market liberalisation and the creation of a regulatory environment conducive to competition. Alternative operators have entered the market and there is effective competition in the in the fixed-line, broadband and mobile markets.
Alternative operators as well as the incumbent telco Hrvatski Telekom are investing in network infrastructure to support bandwidth-intensive services. In common with developments elsewhere in Europe, investment is being earmarked for fibre and mobile infrastructure while the fixed-voice market continues to dwindle.
This report provides a concise overview of Croatia’s fixed-line market, covering regulatory developments, fixed-line infrastructure and the financial and operating performance of the main operators.
Amendments to the Electronic Communications Act come into force;
VIPnet and B.net rebranded as A1 Croatia;
Optima Telekom reports 27.7% increase in revenue for the first half of 2018;
Regulator sets out amended wholesale access tariffs;
HT extends management of Optima Telekom to mid-2021, invests HRK210 million in major IT projects;
Report update includes the regulator's market data to June 2018, telcos' operating and financial data to Q2 2018, recent market developments.
Companies mentioned in this report:
Hrvatski Telekom (HT), Optima Telekom, Metronet, A1 Croatia (VIPnet).
Table of Contents
Telecom sector liberalisation
Number Portability (NP)
Carrier PreSelection (CPS)
Fixed network operators
Hrvatski Telekom (HT)
Overview of the national telecom network
List of Tables
Table 1 – Top Level Country Statistics and Telco Authorities - Croatia – 2018 (e)