The investments in the optical access infrastructure on the electronic communications market are in the constant growth
ZAGREB, 16 September 2021 At the electronic communications market, during the first six months of 2021 the total investments of the operator increased by 4 % compared to the same period of the previous year. Real estate networks recorded a significant increase in the investments in optical access infrastructure of as much as 121% in relation to the same period last year. In addition to the total revenues on the electronic communications market rose by 5 % in the first half of this year. According to the market indicators, the Internet Broadband Revenues grew by 10% the rental of a 7 % network and lines and a four percent toll television service from the same period last year., On the other hand, in proportion to the growth of investments in fibre optic infrastructure, the number of new connections through optical technologies is increasing and the number of connections is 32 % higher annually. At the end of the second quarter, the share of high-speed broadband connections (above 30 Mbit/s) was 49% of the total number of connections. Also, the number of broadband connections with speeds above 100 Mbit/s is increasing and in the second quarter of 2021 the share of these connections was 22% in the total number of connections. , mostly those with 4D packages, has also increased as a result of user migrations from 3D to 4D packages in order to achieve greater discounts on all services by grouping fixed and mobile services.
The roaming minutes spent by foreign citizens in the national networks indicate a good tourist season in the Republic of Croatia, and the number of such minutes is by 45% higher in the second quarter of 2021 compared to the same period last year.
On the television service market, the largest number of households, almost 60 % of them, view television through one of the forms of toll-TV, which can be seen in the increase in the revenue of charge-TV, which is five percent higher than in the same period last year.
The total outgoing traffic of operators from fixed telephony services compared to the second quarter of 2020 is 12% lower.
The electronic communications market indicators are available on the website of the Croatian
Regulatory Authority for Network Industries (HAKOM) via the following link.
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HAKOM - Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries – ensures preconditions for a fair market competition, stable growth and environment for innovations in the electronic communications and postal services market. HAKOM protects users’ interests and the possibility of choice among various communications and postal services at affordable prices, defines sustainable competitive conditions for operators and service providers under fair conditions for return on investment, and provides support to economic growth, public services and the quality of life in the Republic of Croatia by using modern technologies. HAKOM’ strategic goals are: to promote regulation of the electronic communications and postal services market, to support growth of investments and innovations in the electronic communications and postal services market, to provide efficient use of limited resources, to accelerate the growth of broadband products and services, to provide affordable offers of communications and postal services, to provide protection and informing of users, to build an efficient and comprehensive information system, to define and implement efficient processes, and to acquire multi-disciplinary expertise in market regulation.