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Croatia - Mobile Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

Croatia - Mobile Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

Croatia's mobile market is one of the most highly penetrated in the Balkans region. Three mobile network operators and a number of Mobile Virtual Network Operators have launched services although the market is dominated by two mobile network operators. With the mobile voice market saturated, the established mobile network operators have focused on improving ARPU levels by encouraging prepaid subscribers to migrate to postpaid plans as well as encouraging spending on mobile broadband offerings. This report offers a concise overview of Croatia's mobile market, including a variety of financial and performance statistics on service providers, networks and mobile services including developments in LTE.

Key developments:

VIPNet extends 42Mb/s HSPA+ services to four cities; two operators launch LTE; Croatian government abolishes 6% tax on mobile services revenue; regulator allocates remaining 800MHz spectrum; T-HT authorized to manage e-money services; regulator's market data to Q3 2013; telcos' operating and financial data to Q3 2013; market developments to early 2014.

Companies covered in this report include:

T-HT, VIPNet, Tele2 Croatia.


1. Synopsis
2. Mobile communications
2.1 Overview of Croatia's mobile market
2.1.1 Mobile statistics
2.2 Regulatory issues
2.2.1 Third GSM licence and 3G licences
2.2.2 Fourth GSM licence
2.2.3 Spectrum auctions
2.2.4 Mobile Number Portability (MNP)
2.2.5 Network Termination Rates (MTRs)
2.3 Mobile technologies
2.3.1 Digital
2.3.2 Third generation (3G) mobile
2.4 Major mobile operators
2.4.1 T-HT
2.4.2 VIPnet
2.4.3 Tele2 Croatia
2.4.4 Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs)
2.5 Mobile voice services
2.5.1 Prepaid cards
2.6 Mobile data services
2.6.1 Short Message Service (SMS)/Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
2.6.2 General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
2.6.3 Enhanced Data for GSM Evolution (EDGE)
2.6.4 Evolved High Speed Packet Access (HSPA+)
2.6.5 Long-term Evolution (LTE)
2.6.6 Mobile TV
2.7 Mobile content and applications
2.7.1 M-commerce
3. Related reports
Table 1 Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate 1997 - 200
Table 2 Mobile subscribers and penetration rate 1997 - 2014
Table 3 Mobile market share by subscribers 2008 - 2013
Table 4 Mobile network traffic 2010 - 2013
Table 5 Accumulated mobile ported numbers 2006 - 2013
Table 6 T-HT mobile revenue 2004 - 2013
Table 7 T-HT mobile ARPU 2004 - 2013
Table 8 T-HT mobile customers 2007 - 2013
Table 9 VIPnet prepaid, postpaid and blended monthly ARPU 2004 - 2013
Table 10 VIPnet Minutes of Use (MOU) 2007 - 2013
Table 11 VIPnet subscribers 2007 - 2013
Table 12 Tele2 financial data 2007 - 2013
Table 13 Tele2 subscribers 2007 - 2013
Table 14 Total prepaid users 2002 - 2012
Table 15 T-HT prepaid subscribers 2001 - 2013
Table 16 VIPnet prepaid subscribers 2004 - 2013
Table 17 Total SMS and MMS messages sent 2003 - 2013
Chart 1 Mobile subscribers and penetration rate 1997 - 2014
Chart 2 Mobile market share by subscribers 2008 - 2013
Chart 3 VIPnet prepaid, postpaid and blended monthly ARPU 2004 - 2013
Chart 4 Tele2 financial data 2007 - 2013
Chart 5 T-Mobile prepaid subscribers 2001 - 2013
Chart 6 VIPnet prepaid subscribers 2004 - 2013

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