Telecoms news from Croatia
Vipnet has obtained a 10 MHz paired frequency block (total of 20 MHz) of the 800 MHz frequency spectrum for a total of HRK150 million (US$25.6 million). ...more.
Telekom Austria Group has awarded network upgrade contracts to Ericsson for its networks in both Austria and Croatia. ...more.
Nokia Siemens Networks has announced that Croatia's Hrvatski Telekom has launched LTE services in the cities of Zagreb, Rijeka, Osijek and Split. ...more.
Croatian mobile network, Vipnet says that it has launched the first LTE network in the country. ...more.
Telekom Austria has confirmed that the Croatian Parliament has reintroduced the 6% tax on mobile network service revenues as of 26 January 2012. ...more.
Croatia's Hrvatski Telekom (HT) has announced plans to lay off around 450 staff. The company cited technology improvements and the overall economic situation as reasons for the redundancies. ...more.
ZTE has won a contract for an initial 75 base stations to be deployed in Croatia and Montenegro on behalf of USA based VelaTel Global Communications. ...more.
The Croatian Parliament has decided to abolish the 6% tax on mobile network service revenues as of 1 January 2012. ...more.
Croatia's Hrvatski Telekom says that it has been authorized by the Croatian National Bank to issue e-money and provide financial transaction services related to issuing of e-money. ...more.
Croatia's Vipnet says that 20 customers have started testing its LTE network in Novi Zagreb after selecting them via its Facebook website account. ...more.
Croatian mobile network, Vip says that it has trialed an LTE network, operating in the 800Mhz radio spectrum bands in Zagreb city center. ...more.
Zephyr Corporation today announced that T-Mobile Croatia, through supplier Energyplus, will be using its wind turbines to power off-grid base stations along the Adriatic coast. ...more.
A survey commissioned by Tele2 Croatia has found that half of those questioned send between five and 25 text messages per day. ...more.
Telekom Austria Group has seen a five percent drop in first-quarter revenues to US$1.6 billion primarily due to lower revenues in the landline division. Net profits dropped by 34% to US$116.2 million. ...more.
Starent Networks says that it has won a contract from the mobilkom austria group for its multimedia core solution for deployment in its mobile operator member companies across Europe for UMTS and LTE mobile broadband services. ...more.
Network planning and optimisation consultancy, Aircom International recently announced a contract with Croatian mobile operator Vipnet, to supply its OPTIMA Performance Management solutions across both the Core and Radio Access networks. ...more.
Network planning and optimisation consultancy, Aircom International has a contract from Croatian mobile operator Vipnet, to supply its Optima Performance Management solutions across both the Core and Radio Access networks. ...more.
Telekom Austria has reported that its mobile Communication customer base grew by 15.2% in 2008 from 15.4 million customers at the end of 2007 to 17.8 million customers at the end of 2008, with all mobile operations contributing to this subscriber growth. ...more.
Croatia is set to get its first MVNO after new entrant, Telcro announced that it has secured a network leasing contract with T-Mobile Hrvatska. ...more.
Alcatel-Lucent has been selected by WiMAX Telecom to supply the first WiMAX 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) network in Croatia. The deployment will start in the area of Split and Osijek followed by other regions, and will operate in WiMAX Telecom's 3.5GHz spectrum. ...more.