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.
T-HT Capital Markets Morning – LONDON. The multiscreen service MAXtv To Go launched by the Croatian incumbent T-HT two months ago has already secured 11,000 subscribers.
The Croatian incumbent telco T-HT ended the third quarter with 329,290 residential subscribers to its TV services.
Goran Radman has been appointed the director of the Croatian public broadcaster HRT.
Croatia is likely to see a pay-DTT service up and running by the end of November.
The Croatian regulator HAKOM has issued a public call for the allocation of the country’s digital dividend.