In the first 9 month of this year on all mobile networks there were 6.4 billion minutes of calls were made, up 25% from the same period last year, according to statistics from the State Statistics Bureau.
Out of the 6.4 billion minutes, 93% of those were local calls. It was a booming third quarter for mobile operators in Croatia, with 37.5% of the total minutes chalked up in that period, up 30.1% from last year. The number of SMS messages sent in the first 9 months of the year was also up, with 2.6 billion sent, a rise of close to 10% from 2012. Internet traffic was up by 39.2% this year, whilst landline calls continued its fall, down 17.7% in the first 9 months of the year.