With an HRK 19 million investment, Hrvatski Telekom has started the implementation of the most modern fiber-optic infrastructure in the area of Slavonski Brod in the communities of Slavonija 1, Slavonija 2, Kolonija, Mikrorajon, and Osječka Street. The implementation should be completed by the end of October, and the first users are expected to be connected early November this year.
It will allow 8,000 households to use the fiber-optic infrastructure that enables ultra-fast internet with speeds over 100 Mbit/s. In the future, these speeds will go over 1 Gbit/s. The design of the fiber-optic network on Runjaninova and Maričevićeva streets and Joza Martinovića, Marko Majstorovića, and Franje Kuharića streets is also in preparation, and fiber-optics should be deployed in that area by the end of 2020.
Hrvatski Telekom, as the largest private investor in digitalization in Croatia, continuously invests in the development and modernization of telecommunications infrastructure. The realization of this project will improve the customer experience and enable the seamless use of advanced and innovative digital products and services such as e-Citizens, e-school, e-health, and e-parking, the use of which requires high access speeds. At the same time, the introduction of fiber-optic infrastructure will contribute to increasing the competitiveness of the local economy.
“Continuous improvement of network quality is our strategic priority. Investments in fiber-optic infrastructure are the basis of technological, economic, and social development because they provide higher speeds, better signals, and many tangible benefits for residential and business customers. Hrvatski Telekom aims to provide the best service in all parts of Croatia. We are pleased that we are bringing modernization and a world of better opportunities to Slavonski Brod and the people of Brod,” said Boris Drilo, CTIO of Hrvatski Telekom.
"As mayor, I welcome this valuable investment that will ensure the fastest and highest quality telecommunications network for the citizens of Slavonski Brod. Innovative solutions that raise the level of quality of life and work nowadays are mostly related to high communication standards and the digitalization of society. In that regard, we are delighted to have the opportunity to be part of this vital project of Hrvatski Telekom ", said Mirko Duspara, Mayor of Slavonski Brod.