The number of broadband internet access connections in the fixed network reached almost 1.1 million and grew slightly below 4% on an annual basis. The number of copper-plated plugs keeps falling, replacing the optical fibres, high-speed cable networks or other access technologies. Fixed-voice services have traditionally been on the decrease.
At the annual level, in the Croatian operators’ mobile networks there has been a drop in telephone revenues and a slight drop in the number of users but the revenues increase from the Internet access services as well as the number of users accessing the internet is expectedly growing . The duration of the call with a slight increase is similar to the year 2017, the number of SMS text and MMS messages dropped by over 12 i.e. 7%. The messages sent to various Internet applications have success replaced the prior ones. The Internet traffic via mobile networks has been in growth for a long time, and it is about 50% higher each year.