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Landline Calls Dying as Mobile Calls Increase 25% in Croatia

CroatiaLandline telephone calls in Croatia have continued their downward slide, as mobile phone and internet traffic continued to soar in the country…

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.

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