Croatia Telecommunications Report Q1 2013

  • ID: 2373297
  • January 2013
  • Region: Croatia
  • 90 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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  • Company Profile
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BMI View

Croatia has one of the more developed telecommunications markets in CEE. It has managed to maintain relatively high ARPUs, given the high usage of VAS services. Croatia has one of the highest proportions of non-voice services as a % of ARPU, demonstrating that the Croatian population is relatively receptive to new technology and data services.

Key Data

Based on data from the main operators, BMI estimates that the Croatian mobile market had 5.296mn subscribers at the end of Q312. The latest regulatory data available is for Q212, when HAKOM revealed the market had 5.089mn subscribers.

In Q212, the fixed-line market grew to reach 1.632mn subscribers, up. We have revised upwards our YE2012 forecast and now envisage nominal positive growth for most of the next five years.

In the broadband market, there were 1.206mn broadband subscribers at the end of Q212, 876,160 of which were fixed and 329,562 were mobile.

Industry Trends And Developments

In November 2012, mobile operators VIPnet and T-Mobile each secured 10MHz paired frequency blocks (making for a total of 20MHz apiece) in the 800MHz band. The operators each paid HRK150mn

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  • Company Profile
  • Tele2 Croatia
  • T-Hrvatski Telekom
  • MORE

BMI Industry View 7

Executive Summary 7

SWOT Analysis 8

Mobile 8

Fixed Line/Internet 9

Political 11

Economic 12

Business Environment 13

Industry Business Environment Overview 14

CEE Risk/Reward Ratings 14
Table: Central And Eastern Europe Risk/Reward Ratings, Q113 18

Croatia 19

Industry Forecast 21

Mobile 21
Table: Telecoms Sector - Mobile - Historical Data & Forecasts 21

Table: Telecoms Sector - Mobile ARPU - Historical Data & Forecasts (HRK) 24

Fixed Line 26
Table: Telecoms Sector - Fixed Line - Historical Data & Forecasts 26

Internet 27
Table: Telecoms Sector - Internet - Historical Data & Forecasts 27

Market Overview 29

Mobile 29

Regional Perspective 29
Table: Mobile Market Regional Comparisons, 2011 30

Key Developments 30

Mobile Growth 31

Net Additions 31

Market Shares 32
Table: Croatian Mobile Market, Q312 33

Subscriber Mix 33
Table: Croatia Mobile Market Prepaid And Postpaid Subscribers, Q410-Q312 35

Usage (ARPU) 36

MVNOs 37

3G/4G 37

Mobile Content & Value-Added Services 40
Table: Growth Of Annual SMS & MMS Traffic, 2005-2011 42
Table: Market Overview 43
Table: T-Mobile 44
Table: VIPnet 45
Table: Tele2 46

CEE Mobile Content - Q113 47

Data Heavy Content Places Networks In Spotlight 49

Fixed-Line 51

Broadband 56

WiMAX 59

Wireless Broadband 60

Wireline (Fixed-line & Broadband) Developments 64
Table: Wireline Developments 64

Industry Trends And Developments 65

Industry Trends And Developments 65
Table: Wireless Developments 65

Regulatory Development 67

Regulatory Development 67
Table: Croatia: Regulatory Bodies And Their Responsibilities 67

Industry Developments 68

Competitive Landscape 71

Competitive Landscape 71
Table: Key Players: Croatia Telecoms Sector 71
Table: Selected Telecoms Operators - Financial Indicators 71

Company Profile 72

T-Hrvatski Telekom 72

Tele2 Croatia 76

Regional Overview 80

Ericsson Nikola Tesla 80

Business Divisions 80
Table: Revenue By Business Segment (HRK '000) 80

Financial Performance 80

Geographical Performance 81
Table: Revenue By Geography (HRKmn) 81

Domestic Market 81

Export Markets 82

Ericsson Market 83

Outlook 83
Table: Key Contracts, 2011-2012 84

Glossary 85

Glossary 85
Table: Glossary Of Terms 85

Methodology 87

Methodology 87
Table: Key Indicators For Telecommunications Industry Forecasts 87

Telecoms Business Environment Ratings 88
Table: Ratings Indicators 89
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 90

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Company Profile
T-Hrvatski Telekom
Tele2 Croatia

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