Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries – ensures preconditions for a fair market competition, stable growth and environment for innovations in the electronic communications and postal services market. HAKOM protects users' interests and the possibility of choice among various communications and postal services at affordable prices, defines sustainable competitive conditions for operators and service providers under fair conditions for return on investment, and provides support to economic growth, public services and the quality of life in the Republic of Croatia by using modern technologies. HAKOM' strategic goals are: to promote regulation of the electronic communications and postal services market, to support growth of investments and innovations in the electronic communications and postal services market, to provide efficient use of limited resources, to accelerate the growth of broadband products and services, to provide affordable offers of communications and postal services, to provide protection and informing of users, to build an efficient and comprehensive information system, to define and implement efficient processes, and to acquire multi-disciplinary competencies in market regulation.
New version of the HCM Agreement signed at the seventh plenary session
Zagreb, 12 November 2014
The 7th plenary session of contracting parties of the HCM Agreement, including Croatia, Hungary, Slovenia and Romania, took place in Budapest between 4 and 6 November 2014. The HCM (Harmonised Calculation Method) Agreement lays down the rules for coordination of frequencies and radio stations between neighbouring countries used in the operation of mobile and fixed radio networks.
The session was organized by the Hungarian Regulatory Authority for Media and Electronic Communications (NMHH), and it was attended by representatives of regulatory authorities from 15 European countries and an ITU representative (International Telecommunications Union). The session focused on reaching the agreement on the amendments to the Agreement and signature of a new version of the Agreement aligning the coordination process with the current and future technological development and new needs in the provision of services using frequency bands covered by the Agreement.
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