Telecommunications in Croatia

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

Telephones[edit]

  • Main lines in use: 1.9 million (2009).
  • Mobile cellular: 6.0 million (2009).
  • Mobile operators:
    • T-Mobile Croatia (prefixes +38598, +38599; GSM 900 MHz, UMTS 2100 MHz, 2,300,000 users)
      • Simpa (advertizes as a separate brand, but is actually prepaid T-mobile, users can switch between Simpa and T-mobile prepaid tariffs with an SMS)
    • Vipnet (prefix +38591; GSM 900 MHz, UMTS 2100 MHz, 2,100,000 users)[1]
    • Tele2 (prefix +38595; GSM 1800 MHz, UMTS 2100 MHz, 516,000 users)
  • Mobile virtual network operator:
    • Tomato (prefix +38592; uses Vipnet's network)
    • BonBon (prefix +385977; uses T-Mobile's network)
    • MultiPlus Mobile (prefix +385979; joint project of Konzum and HT, uses T-Mobile's network)
    • 24mobi (no prefix - users are encouraged to transfer their existing phone number; joint project of 24sata and HT, uses T-Mobile's network)
  • Telephone system (2009):

Radio and television[edit]

  • Radio broadcast stations: FM 155 (June 2014).
  • Radios: 3.5 million (2006).
  • Television stations: 29 (June 2014).
  • Televisions: 3.2 million (2006).

Internet[edit]

Main article: Internet in Croatia

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ VIPonline
  2. ^ a b c "Communications: Croatia", World Factbook, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, 28 January 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  3. ^ a b Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012", Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013
  4. ^ "Percentage of Individuals using the Internet 2000-2012", International Telecommunications Union (Geneva), June 2013, retrieved 22 June 2013
  5. ^ "Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 2012", Dynamic Report, ITU ITC EYE, International Telecommunication Union. Retrieved on 29 June 2013.
  6. ^ "Active mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 2012", Dynamic Report, ITU ITC EYE, International Telecommunication Union. Retrieved on 29 June 2013.
  7. ^ Select Formats, Country IP Blocks. Accessed on 2 April 2012. Note: Site is said to be updated daily.
  8. ^ Population, The World Factbook, United States Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed on 2 April 2012. Note: Data are mostly for 1 July 2012.

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