Hrvatski Telekom Launches Commercial LTE in Croatia
Hrvatski Telekom launched commercial LTE-based 4G network in Croatia. The first LTE base stations are located in Zagreb, Rijeka, Osijek and Split. The plan is to expand the LTE network coverage to other urban areas in Croatia in the upcoming period as well. The LTE-based services as well as the coverage maps will be presented and available to the customers in a couple of days.
In 2010, HT had a live presentation of the implemented 4G test network, and in 2011, it's customers in Zagreb, Rijeka and Split tested all the advantages this technology offers to the users. Furthermore, in March 2011, HT presented in Rijeka the highest download data rates in the mobile network in Croatia. On that occasion, operator arranged a video conference call between Zagreb and Rijeka using the LTE technology.
"By implementing the mobile network LTE in combination with the improvements in the fixed line data rates, we have confirmed one more time our leading position on the market," said Božidar Poldrugač, HT Management Board Member and Chief Technical and Chief Information Officer.