The number of homes using the Croatian company Vipnet’s fixed communication and TV services increased to 172,100 in Q1, with the total being 15.7% more than in the same period in 2012.
Hrvatski Telekom (T-HT) and its sister company Iskon will be required to raise the prices of their internet and IPTV offers from June 1.
The Croatian incumbent Hrvatski Telekom (T-HT) ended Q1 with 347,908 residential customers to its TV services.
The leading Croatian cable operator B.net has added the online on demand service Oyo to its offer.
Agama Technologies has announced that B.net, Croatia’s leading cable operator, expands its Agama quality monitoring set-up with Agama’s Embedded Monitoring Solution to cover the complete end-to-end cable TV service distribution.
The Telekom Austria subsidiary Vipnet has acquired the Digi TV satellite operation in Croatia for an undisclosed fee.
DTH services are growing rapidly in popularity in Croatia and were already received in 106,189 homes as of Q4 2012.
Croatian viewers are demanding better quality television programmes and more free-to-air channels.
The Russian government has widened its grip on broadcasting, according to a new report on digital switchover focusing on Russia and the CIS countries published by the European Audiovisual Observatory.
Croatia ended the third quarter with 355,869 IPTV subscribers, according to the latest data on the country’s electronic communications market published by the regulator HAKOM.