There is only 1 telephone service provider in Croatia.
It is Hrvatski Telecom ( HT ) which is a branch of
Deutche Telecom also known as Telecom. It has support
of Croatian government and a complete monopoly in
Croatia for at least next 2 years.
Telephones - main lines in use: 1.700 million
Telephones - mobile cellular: 87,000 yearend 1998
, however that number has rapidly increased over the
last 3 years. Main cause of that is new provider (
VIP ) who came in as a competition to Cronet.
domestic: replacement of all analog circuits with
digital is almost done
international: digital international service is provided
through the main switch in Zagreb; Croatia participates
in the TEL 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
Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 4
Number of ISPs has increased since 1999.
It is important to mention all sorts of Net4Us, which
are practically free, and SRCE, which is a part of
CARNET and offers access to Internet for high school
and collage students at minimum cost.
Radio broadcast stations: AM 16, FM 98, short-wave
Television broadcast stations: 36 (plus 321 repeaters)
Radios: 1.51 million (1997)
Televisions: 1.22 million (1997)
Croatia has 1 national Radio - TV station ( HRT )
with 2 radio and 3 TVchannels. All Croats who own
a radio or a TV are legally obligated to pay a monthly
fee to HRT in amount of 30kn (radio) or 50kn ( TV
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