Rahul Sharma

Telecommunications in Croatia

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Telecommunications in Croatia covers fixed and mobile telephones, radio, television, and the Internet.

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Telephones

  • Main lines in use: 1.9 million (2009).
  • Mobile cellular: 6.0 million (2009).
  • Mobile operators:
  • Hrvatski Telekom (prefixes +38598, +38599; GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz, UMTS 2100 MHz and 900 MHz, LTE 800 MHz and 1800 MHz, 2,300,000 users)
  • Vipnet (prefix +38591; GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz, UMTS 2100 MHz and 900 MHz, LTE 800 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz, 2,100,000 users)
  • Tele2 (prefix +38595; GSM 1800 MHz, UMTS 2100 MHz and 900 MHz, 516,000 users)
  • Mobile virtual network operator:
  • bonbon (prefix +385977 and +385976; uses Hrvatski Telekom's network)
  • MultiPlus Mobile (prefix +385979; joint project of Konzum and Hrvatski Telekom, uses Hrvatski Telekom's network)
  • Tomato (prefix +38592; uses Vipnet's network)
  • 24mobi (prefix +385979; joint project of 24sata and Hrvatski Telekom, uses Hrvatski Telekom's network)
  • Telephone system (2015):
  • domestic:
  • all local lines are digital;
  • main operator: Hrvatski Telekom (owned by Deutsche Telekom);
  • other operators: Amis, B.net, H1 Telekom, Iskon Broadband Telekom, Metronet (owned by Vipnet), Optima Telekom, Vipnet.
  • international:
  • country code - +385
  • digital international service is provided through the main switch in Zagreb;
  • Croatia participates in the Trans-Asia-Europe (TEL) fiber-optic project, which consists of two fiber-optic trunk connections with Slovenia and a fiber-optic trunk line from Rijeka to Split and Dubrovnik;
  • Croatia is also investing in ADRIA 1, a joint fiber-optic project with Germany, Albania, and Greece.
  • Radio and television

  • Radio broadcast stations: FM 150 (August 2016).
  • Radios: 3.5 million (2006).
  • Television free-to-air terrestrial stations: 30 (August 2016).
  • Televisions: 3.2 million (2006).
  • Internet

  • Top-level domain: .hr, administered by the Croatian Academic and Research Network (CARNet).
  • Internet users:
  • 2.8 million users, 80th in the world; 63.0% of the population, 59th in the world (2012);
  • 2.2 million users (2009).
  • Fixed broadband: 909,090 subscriptions, 58th in the world; 20.3% of the population, 48th in the world (2012).
  • Wireless broadband: 2.3 million subscribers, 60th in the world; 52.3% of the population, 26th in the world (2012).
  • Internet hosts: 729,420 hosts, 50th in the world (2012).
  • IPv4: 2.0 million addresses allocated, less than 0.05% of the world total, 455.9 addresses per 1000 people (2012).
  • Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 41 (2006).
  • References

    Telecommunications in Croatia Wikipedia


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