Virus impact over each market - telecom operators, government agencies and regulators' responses - revised forecasts for the next 5 years.
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.
The market has attracted international players including Telekom Austria and Tele2 Group. The Group in mid-2019 sold its local unit Tele2 Croatia to United group, a company with existing telecom and pay TV interests in the region, and as a result further investment and an expansion of Tele2 Croatia’s offerings are expected into 2020.
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.
Hrvatski Telekom (HT), Optima Telekom, Metronet, A1 Croatia (VIPnet).
As you know, I have resigned from the Labor Ministry and have decided not to re-contest the seat of Charlton at the next election – both for personal reasons.
Before leaving Parliament, I particularly wish to record my thanks to you for your generous and constructive participation in the deliberations that generated significant economic policy reforms for the Australian community. Continuous economic transformation is a key challenge that faces all Governments.
The development of sound public policy should always be contestable. Ultimately, good and equitable outcomes are not concessions to any particular interest group, but the careful balancing of interests to create the greatest possible benefit for the nation. You have contributed to that, and I sincerely thank you for it.
Greg Combet, Former Minister for Climate Change, Industry and Innovation
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