Telemach has achieved near-national 5G coverage with its 1,200 upgraded base stations, while HT expanded its 5G reach to more than 50 percent of the population by the end of 2021.
According to ABI Research’s predictions, once mMIMO macro cells will no longer be able to fulfill 5G capacity demands, the deployment of outdoor small cells will truly begin. Their number should surge around 2025.
Analysts at Canalys say that while the problems with component supplies such as chips have abated, the issue of falling demand still persists.
Freedom House analyzes the level of internet freedom year after year, and their latest annual global report, that included 70 countries around the world, showed an alarming situation. Of the 4.5 billion people who use the internet, 40 percent, or 1.8 billion people, don’t have the privilege of free internet.
In just three months, from April to June 2021, 664.8 million gigabytes of data traffic were consumed in Croatia, HAKOM analytics reports, which clearly marks the beginning of a strong growth in “internet spending”, to be intensified with the deployment of 5G technology.
Global revenue from 5G network infrastructure will grow 39 percent to a total of $19.1 billion this year, according to the latest forecast by Gartner Analytics.
The analysis of the IT industry in Croatia, conducted by the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, shows that, during the five-year period ending in 2019, the sector recorded high growth rates of employment, revenue and profitability, and that wages are growing faster than in other sectors.