The take-up of pay-TV services in Croatia grew impressively in 2016, with DTH the strongest performer.
The Croatian incumbent Hrvatski Telekom (HT) ended 2016 with 401,000 TV customers, or 3.4% more than a year earlier.
Kazimir Bacic has been elected the new DG of the Croatian public broadcaster HRT by the country’s parliament.
Netflix has begun adding local language subtitles to some of its content in Croatia.
Croatia’s last remaining national alternative telco H1 Telekom would like to take over Optima Telekom, a telco that has itself offered to buy H1 Telekom.
The Croatian incumbent Hrvatski Telekom has signed a share purchase agreement with Hungary’s Magyar Telekom to buy the latter’s 76.53% stake in the Montenegrin telco Crnogorski Telekom.
Vedran Zitnjak has been appointed the new CTO of Croatia’s Iskon Internet.
Hrvatski Telekom’s supervisory board has appointed Boris Drilo a member of the management board and chief technical and information officer (CTIO) for a three-year period commencing January 1, 2017.
Telekom Austria has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in the alternative fixed-line telco Metronet telekomunikacije through its Croatian subsidiary Vipnet.
Croatia’s Agency for Electronic Media (AEM) has awarded terrestrial licences to the broadcasters Laudato TV and VTV.