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Croatia - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

This report covers trends and developments in telecommunications, mobile, Internet, broadband, digital TV and converging media including VoIP and IPTV developments. Subjects include:

  • Market and industry analyses, trends and developments;
  • Facts, figures and statistics;
  • Industry and regulatory issues;
  • Infrastructure;
  • Major players, revenues, subscribers, ARPU;
  • Internet, VoIP, IPTV;
  • Mobile voice and data markets;
  • Broadband (FttH, DSL, cable TV, wireless);
  • Convergence and digital media.Researcher:- Paul KwonCurrent publication date:- October 2010 (9th Edition)Next publication date:- October 2011


1. Key Statistics
2. Telecommunications Market
2.1 Overview of Croatia’s telecom market
3. Regulatory Environment
3.1 Background
3.2 Regulatory authority
3.3 Telecom sector liberalisation in Croatia
3.3.1 Privatisation
3.3.2 Interconnect
3.3.3 Access
3.3.4 Number portability (NP)
3.3.5 Carrier PreSelection (CPS)
4. Fixed Network Market
4.1 Overview
4.2 T-Hrvatski Telekom (T-HT)
4.3 Optima Telekom
4.4 Metronet
5. Telecommunications Infrastructure
5.1 Overview
5.2 Telecoms and IT
5.3 Wholesaling
5.3.1 Overview
6. Internet Market
6.1 Overview
6.2 Internet statistics
7. Broadband Market
7.1 Overview
7.2 Broadband statistics
7.3 Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
7.4 Cable modems
7.5 Fibre-to-the-Home (FttH) networks
7.6 Wireless broadband
.6.1 WiFi
7.6.2 WiMAX
8. Digital Economy / Digital Media
8.1 Croatia’s emerging Internet economy
8.1.1 Overview
8.1.2 E-government
8.1.3 E-education
8.1.4 E-health
8.2 Broadcasting market
8.2.1 Overview
8.2.2 Regulatory issues
8.2.3 Digital TV
9. Mobile Communications
9.1 Overview of Croatia’s mobile market
9.1.1 Mobile statistics
9.2 Regulatory issues
9.2.1 Third GSM licence and 3G licences
9.2.2 Fourth GSM licence
9.2.3 Mobile number portability (MNP)
9.2.4 Mobile Tax
9.2.5 Network interconnection
9.3 Mobile technologies
9.3.1 Digital
9.3.2 Third generation (3G) mobile
9.4 Major mobile operators
9.4.1 T-Mobile Hrvatska
9.4.2 VIPnet
9.4.3 Tele2 Croatia
9.4.4 Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs)
9.5 Mobile voice services
9.5.1 Prepaid cards
9.6 Mobile data services
9.6.1 Short Message Service (SMS)/Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
9.6.2 General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
9.6.3 Enhanced Data for GSM Evolution (EDGE)
9.6.4 BlackBerry
9.6.5 Mobile broadband
9.6.6 Mobile TV
9.7 Mobile content and applications
9.7.1 Overview
9.7.2 M-commerce
10. Forecasts
10.1 Forecasts - fixed broadband subscribers - 2010 - 2013; 2020
10.1.1 Scenario 1 - higher broadband subscriber growth
10.1.2 Scenario 2 - lower broadband subscriber growth
11. Glossary of Abbreviations
Table 1 - Country statistics Croatia - 2010
Table 2 - Telephone network statistics - 2010
Table 3 - Internet user statistics - 2010
Table 4 - Internet subscriber statistics - 2010
Table 5 - Broadband subscriber statistics - 2010
Table 6 - Mobile statistics - 2010
Table 7 - National telecommunications authority
Table 8 - Call termination on the incumbent’s fixed network - October 2009
Table 9 - Cost of LLU and shared access lines - January 2010
Table 10 - T-Hrvatski Telekom financial data - 2009 - 2010
Table 11 - T-Hrvatski Telekom fixed lines by type - 2005 - 2010
Table 12 - Optima Telekom financial data - January - June 2010
Table 13 - Fixed lines in service and teledensity - 2000 - 2011
Table 14 - Workplace network usage by network type - 2008 - 2010
Table 15 - T-HT unbundled local loops - 2007 - 2010
Table 16 - Internet users, subscribers and penetration rates - 2000 - 2011
Table 17 - Fixed broadband subscribers and penetration rate - 2003 - 2010
Table 18 - T-HT ADSL subscribers and ARPU - 2002 - 2010
Table 19 - Online purchases by individuals - 2007 - 2010
Table 20 - Electronic sales as percentage of total non-VAT turnover for non-financial sector businesses with 10 or more employees - 2009
Table 21 - Uptake of e-government services by businesses - 2007 - 2010
Table 22 - Uptake of e-government services by individuals - 2008 - 2010
Table 23 - E-education usage by individuals - 2007 - 2010
Table 24 - E-education usage by businesses - 2009 - 2010
Table 25 - Audience share by broadcaster - prime time - 2004 - 2010
Table 26 - Audience share by broadcaster - all day - 2004 - 2010
Table 27 - Total TV advertising spending - 2004 - 2009
Table 28 - MAXtv subscribers - 2006 - 2010
Table 29 - Cable TV subscribers - 2005 - 2010
Table 30 - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate - 1997 - 2011
Table 31 - Mobile Termination Rates - October 2009
Table 32 - T-Mobile revenue and ARPU - 2004 - 2010
Table 33 - T-Mobile customers - 2007 - 2010
Table 34 - VIPnet financial data - 2004 - 2010
Table 35 - VIPnet prepaid, postpaid and blended monthly ARPU - 2004 - 2010
Table 36 - VIPnet subscribers and Minutes of Use (MOU) - 2007 - 2010
Table 37 - Tele2 financial data - 2007 - 2010
Table 38 - Tele2 subscribers - 2007 - 2010
Table 39 - Total prepaid users - 2002 - 2010
Table 40 - T-Mobile prepaid subscribers - 2001 - 2010
Table 41 - VIPnet prepaid subscribers - 2004 - 2010
Table 42 - Total SMS and MMS messages sent - 2003 - 2010
Table 43 - Total mobile broadband subscribers - 2007 - 2010
Table 44 - VIPnet mobile broadband subscribers - 2008 - 2010
Table 45 - Forecast fixed broadband subscribers - higher growth scenario - 2010 - 2013; 2020
Table 46 - Forecast fixed broadband subscribers - lower growth scenario - 2010 - 2013; 2020
Exhibit 1 - The EU regulatory framework for communications
Exhibit 2 - Access and the local loop
Exhibit 3 - BlackBerry services defined

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