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.
Coordination meeting in Vienna
Zagreb, 14 October, 2019 – Vienna hosted an international coordination meeting of the representatives of the competent regulatory authorities of Austria (RTR), Bosnia and Herzegovina (CRA), Hungary (NMHH), Slovenia (AKOS) and Croatia (HAKOM) with its major topic for future usage and ability to revise the broadcasting in the VHF III band. In addition to frequency revision in the 174-240 MHz band, there was a talk of ongoing digital television transitions and the usage of the 700MHz band (the so-called Second Digital Dividend - DD2) for wireless broadband, which is important for the future of 5G networks and rural coverage. The coordination meeting will contribute to the harmonized usage of the radio frequency spectrum and the further development of electronic communications networks and services in the VHF III and UHF bands. Read more, on HAKOM's website, here...