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Vipnet introduces new bundled fixed-mobile offer

Croatian operator Vipnet has refreshed its range of offers, introducing discounts and extras for customers who bundle fixed and mobile services from the operator. The new Sve fixed-mobile packages follow the operator’s takeover of the fixed operator Metronet. The internet packages offer a basic speed of 70 Mbps on the cable and fibre networks and 20 Mbps on xDSL. The speed can…

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Telekom Austria rebrands Group ahead of European consolidation

Telekom Austria Group announces harmonisation of its branding strategy across the Group triggering an amortisation of local brand values This will trigger an amortisation of local brand values which amount as of year-end 2016 to approximately EUR 350 mn in total. The companies will amortise the brand values until the phase-out of the old brands. This will impact Telekom Austria…

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Croatian mobile users fall to 4.3 mln in Q2

Croatia had 4.33 million mobile users at the end of the second quarter, down by 0.53 percent from Q1 and 2.58 percent less than the year before, according to data from the Croatian Agency for Postal and Electronic Communications (Hakom). Total revenues from mobile services amounted to HRK 1.05 billion in Q2, a drop of 1.36 percent year-on-year. The number of…

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O2 Czech Republic’s customers use roaming data mostly in Croatia

O2 Czech Republic has published statistics on roaming services in July. Following the introduction of the RLAH regulation in mid-June, the consumption of minutes in roaming has doubled in a year-on-year comparison. Data traffic has increased more significantly and in some cases, customers used more data when roaming, including by buying extra packages, than at home. READ MORE: How free is free roaming?…

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H1 Telekom and Optima Telekom merger completed

The merger between Croatian operators H1 Telekom and Optima Telekom has been formally completed. From now on, these two companies operate jointly, as one company, called Optima Telekom. READ MORE: Tele2 Croatia’s H1 EBITDA jumps 58.1% The merger was first announced a year ago. According to CEO Zoran Kezman, the new company will focus on realizing the synergy potential to…

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Vipnet introduces mobile phone Pickup service

Croatian operator Vipnet has introduced the new Vip Pickup service, enabling customers to purchase their device online and collect them at a Vipnet shop at a chosen place and time. The purchased device is available in the selected Vip center within 1-3 business days, and the user can pick it up within the next two weeks. READ MORE: Telekom Austria sees…

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Telekom Austria sees 2% revenue growth in Q2 in Croatia

Telekom Austria said that its Croatian operations, Vipnet and Metronet, ended the second quarter of 2017 with revenues of EUR 108.6 million, up 2 percent year-on-year. Service revenues accounted for EUR 96.3 million (+4.3%), of which mobile revenue was EUR 77.1 million (+1.8%), and fixed line and other revenues were EUR 31.5 million (+5.4%). EBITDA was EUR 25.6 million (+7.7%),…

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Vipnet introduces new bundles and ‘snack’ options

Croatian operator Vip mobile has introduces four new prepaid tariffs as well as six new “snack” options. The new tariffs are aimed at younger users and come with no call set-up fee. Za Chill costs HRK 75/month and users get 1,000 minutes and SMS and 3 GB. Za Zen includes 1,000 minutes and SMS plus 6 GB for HRK 95/month,…

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Tele2 Croatia’s H1 EBITDA jumps 58.1%

Tele2 Croatia ended the second quarter of 2017 with net sales of SEK 407 million, up from SEK 369 million in the same period in 2016, its parent company reported. Of the total, SEK 292 million accounted for service revenue, up from SEK 263 million a year ago, and SEK 94 million for equipment revenue, down from SEK 106 million in…

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Vipnet enables top-up with scan code

Croatian mobile operator Vipnet has enabled Vipme and Tomato users to renew their account by simply scanning the code with a mobile device instead of entering the 14-digit number. Code scanning is available within the mobile apps My Vip and My Tomato, which can be downloaded on Android and iOS devices. READ MORE: Croatia Telecom Market The My Vip and My…

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