Hrvatski Telekom was founded
Hrvatski Telekom (Croatian Telecom) was founded after a separation of HPT - Hrvatske pošte i telekomunikacija (Croatian Post and Telecommunications) to HP - Hrvatsku poštu d.d. (Croatian Post Inc.) and HT - Hrvatske telekomunikacije d.d. (Croatian Telecommunications)
Deutsche Telekom AG bought 35% of HT
In a public tender, Croatian Government accepted the Deutsche Telekom AG offer for 35% of HT shares and paid them 850 million US $. Taking into account the value of the Company according to GDP per capita and the achieved price of shares, this is considered to be one of the most successful privatisations in transition countries. Project was awarded by the renowned magazine "Central European" for the its first phase of HT privatisation.
Rebalancing the tariff structures
Preparing for competition in the open market of fixed telephony services, the company rebalanced tariff structures to ensure a competitive service price at European and global markets,
Deutsche Telekom AG becomes majority shareholder of HT
Deutsche Telekom AG becomes the majority owner of HT, with 51% share in the ownership structure, with , Croatian Government holding the remaining part.
A new organizational structure
HT consists of several functional units. Two main functional structures exist within the HT: corporate units, whose primary task is to generate and preserve the value of the company, and the business units that have direct market responsibility and accountability for profit and loss.
completed the 100% digitalization of the fixed network.
Mobile communications unit separated from the company
HT founded daughter company - HT Mobile Communications Ltd., 100% owned by HT. This company will use all of its resources for further development of mobile communications, to the satisfaction of end users. Separation of mobile communications was done due to requirements of regulators of business transparency for certain HT services.
October 1st, 2004
HT became part of the T family
HT becomes a part of the global T-brand trademark of Deutsche Telekom, one of the world's leading telecom operators. Branding of the HT was changed, yet it retains a certain national identity. The umbrella brand of the company became T-Hrvatski Telekom, branded as T-Com, company combining fixed network and on-line, and T-Mobile.
February 17th, 2005
Croatian Government transferred 7% of HT the Fund for Croatian Homeland War Veterans and their family members in accordance with the Law for Privatization of HT (Narodne Novine No. 65/99 and NN 8/2001).
April 1st, 2005
Second based tariff system
According to customer requirements and the newly established regulatory environment, T-HT introduces 2 user packages, with a second based billing. Packages were based on the results of user studies and best practices of several international telecommunications companies.
August 17th, 2005
Adopted new organisational structure
Management of HT adopted a new organizational structure and scope of activities of organizational units of the Company, creating the organizational prerequisites for further development and growth of a user-oriented company in spite of fierce competition in a fully deregulated telecommunications market.
May 30th, 2006
Iskon purchased by HT
After a transaction worth 13.7 million euros HT become the 100% owner of Iskon Internet Inc. Iskon portal was separated into Adriatic Media doo and was not the subject of the takeover. Successful ISP company with 111 employees and a total revenue of 81 million in 2005.
June 1st, 2006.
T-Mobile reaches 2 million users
T-Mobile has confirmed its leading position in the market by acquiring over two million customers , Showing consistent growth T-Mobile has moved from 1 million to 1 million users in just four years.
September 21st, 2006
MAXtv service is launched
T-Com is the first within the DT Group to enable use of MAXtv (IPTV service) to all MAXadsl users. MAXtv viewers can watch more than 50 domestic and foreign TV stations, all national and regional televisions in Croatia.
October 26th, 2006
HT Mobile annexed to HT Mostar
The Prime Minister of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina dr. Ahmet Hadžipašić and CEO of HT Ivica Mudrinić signed an agreement in Mostar annexing HT Mobile, formerly Eronet to HT Mostar. The agreement aligns the mobile communications segment (HT Mobile).
DECEMBER 19th, 2006
MAXadsl reaches 200,000 users
Since the introduction of services in April 2004 MAXadsl was rapidly growing, acquiring more than 10,000 users in 6 months. After 2 years it has reached 200,000 users, a 100% increase compared to the last year. Growth was the result of favorable prices, continuous increase of quality, expansion of user terminal equipment and better coverage.
5. October 2007
HT trading started
HT share trading started at 10 AM, preceded by the signing of a listing contract. More than 358000 Croatian citizens purchased the shares traded on the Zagreb Stock Exchange under the symbol HT-RA. Trading of T-HT's GDRs (global depositary receipts) on the London Stock Exchange began at the same time.
JANUARY 22nd, 2008
Organizational structure changes
Changes in the organizational structure of HT were adopted by the management, to ensure organizational prerequisites for further development and growth of the company.
MAXtv reaches 200,000 users
With more than 200,000 users of MAXtv IPTV service HT has become the largest distributor of television content in Croatia in just 3 years, mainly due to refreshing new content, TV programs, films and other user centered options.
JANUARY 1st, 2010
T-Com and HT join operations
The merger of T-Mobile Croatia and HT, with the prior approval of the Supervisory Board of HT, consolidated the operations of T-Com and T-Mobile into a single user-oriented organizational structure.
MARCH 28th, 2010
Completed the purchase of Combis
HT has signed a sale and transfer of shares to acquire the entire share capital of Combis, service integration of information technologies, Ltd. (Combis).
MAY 21st, 2010
Name changed to Hrvatski Telekom d.d.
The company name was officially changed from HT - Hrvatske telekomunikacije d.d. to Hrvatski Telekom d.d. (Croatian Telecom Inc.)
January 1, 2014
Davor Tomašković assumes the position of President of the Management Board of HT
At the session held on December 9, 2013, The Supervisory Board of Hrvatski Telekom appointed Davor Tomašković the President of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer of Hrvatski Telekom. He assumed the office on January 1, 2014, for a term of four years.
June 18th, 2014
HT assumes management of Optima Telekom
Croatian Competition Agency approved the concentration of HT and Optima Telekom for a period of four years, until July 9, 2018.
January 1, 2015
Unique T brand
From January 1, 2015 Hrvatski Telekom uses one single "T" brand to communicate to customers, employees and shareholders.
Certificate Best in Test for best mobile network
Certificate Best in Test is an internationally recognized proof of quality of HT's mobile network which excels in data traffic - the speed of download and upload, and top quality voice services, especially in big cities.
September 4, 2015
The Charter on the recognition of competences acquired through volunteering
By signing the Charter, HT confirmed the recognition of the potential of volunteering in the development of a better society, but also in the direct improvement of its impact in the building of human resources.
December 1, 2015
HT migrates fixed network to all-IP environment
Hrvatski Telekom successfully completed an extensive process of IP transformation - modernization of its fixed telecommunications network, in which the fixed telephone connections of all users had been migrated to IP (Internet Protocol) technology.
December 1, 2015
Mamforce Company standard
HT obtained the prestigious certificate for a number of existing positive policies in the domain of responsibility towards family and gender equality.
March 29, 2016
Magenta 1 – best offer on telecom market
Magenta 1 is a unique concept of premium user experience and benefits; FMC concept that combines fixed and mobile world
May 30, 2016
HT STEM HUB presented
In Zagreb, at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, the HT STEM HUB, a Hrvatski Telekom’s project was presented. Its first partner is FER, and HUB will function as an incubator to encourage the development of skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, i.e. STEM.
June 6, 2016
HT Business Showroom opened
This is the first telecommunications multimedia center in Croatia - a unique sales and exhibition space with unified innovative offer of ICT services of HT and its network of partners.
September 9, 2016
HT Group’s Economic Atlas for 2015 presented
Hrvatski Telekom is the leading company in Croatia for its positive impact on the wider business and social environment, as shown by the study of socio-economic contribution "Economic Atlas of HT", conducted by the Zagreb Institute of Economics.
October 24, 2016
HT and FER agreed on exchange of STEM knowledge and practices
Hrvatski Telekom and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER) signed a five year collaboration agreement, which will provide students and employees with the best exchange of knowledge and practices in the STEM field.
HT bought majority stake in Cronogorski Telekom
Hrvatski Telekom and Magyar Telekom Nyrt. based in Budapest, signed an Agreement on the purchase of shares with which HT gained 76.53 percent stake in the company Crnogorski Telekom AD with headquarters in Podgorica.
March 3, 2017
HT and MSU presented the first digital museum of works of art from their competition
Hrvatski Telekom and Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb marked the 10 years of cooperation and presented artt.hr – the first digital museum in Croatia, where one can find all previous works from the exhibition "HT prize - MSU Zagreb".
May 23, 2017
Hrvatski Telekom presented the television services of the future
New generation of MAXtv television services provides the richest content in Europe at a single location, premium picture quality, interactivity, and full integration with mobile devices.
June, 12 2018
Modernization of public pay phones
Hrvatski Telekom and the Croatian agency for external digital advertising Go2Digital have signed an Agreement based on which they are starting to modernize pay phones.
February 28, 2019
HT purchase Evo TV service
Hrvatski Telekom finished purchase transaction was for a 100% stake in the HP Produkcija d.o.o., Evo TV service provider.
April 1, 2019
Kostas Nebis - President of the Management Board of Hrvatski Telekom
The new President has come from OTE Group, from the position of Chief Commercial Officer, Consumer segment.
Septemeber 6, 2019
Digitalan Atlas of HT Group
Hrvatski Telekom is the largest private investor in digital infrastructure in Croatia and makes a strong contribution to the digital transformation of the country.
February, 10 2020
Optics for 135,000 customers across Croatia
HT signs a 13 Partnership Agreement with local and regional governments in implementing the project of construction a broadband network.
October 29, 2020
Hrvatski Telekom the first in Croatia to launch commercial 5G network
5G network is available in cities Zagreb, Rijeka, Split, Osijek, Samobor and Sveta Nedelja.
December 16, 2020
Launched first 5G campus network in Croatia
Hrvatski Telekom and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing launch first 5G campus network in Croatia.
March 1, 2021
HT has started testing the 5G network on the 3.5 GHz frequency band
HT was the first to involve commercial users in testing in the 3.5 GHz frequency band, which will enable two to three times higher 5G speeds, as well as the first 5G roaming.
June 8, 2021
Hrvatski Telekom's the first in Croatia to launch 5G roaming
HT customers can use 5G internet in Hungary.
August 12, 2021
Hrvatski Telekom has the largest 5G network
Following the completion of the recent RF spectrum auction, HT with the HRK 130 million investment ensured the highest 5G spectrum share.
September 21, 2021
Rewards for the best mobile network
HT wins Ookla awards for best mobile network, fastest mobile network and best mobile coverage, as well as umlaut's 'Best in Test' award for best network.
October 21, 2021
Hrvatski Telekom first in Croatia to demonstrate 5G+ speeds of up to 4 Gbit/s
5G+ network is based on 26 GHz frequencies and will cover areas that require the best network performance.
November 8, 2021
Reward for the best fixed broadband network
umlaut award for the fixed broadband servicev as a result of 764,172 performance samples.
December 22, 2021
Hrvatski Telekom opens its digital museum
The interactive digital museum features relevant museum displays, a time machine, and video content.
March 16, 2022
HT - one of the 2022 World's Most Ethical Companies
First Croatian company ever on the Ethisphere list of the world's most ethical companies.
April 20, 2022
5G Atlas' of Hrvatski Telekom
The study shows that 5G network will accelerate market development, competitiveness, employment.
May 11, 2022
Hrvatski Telekom organized the first metaverse event in Croatia
Metaverse event took place entirely in a virtual space where the infrastructure of the future was presented.
May 24, 2022
Financial Times lists HT among European climate leaders
The analysis of 4,000 companies identified HT for its proactive engagement in climate issues.
June 30, 2022
HT confirms the status of the best and fastest mobile and fixed broadband network
Hrvatski Telekom won both umlaut “Best in test” awards for the mobile and fixed network.
October 13, 2022
Hrvatski Telekom's 5G mobile network is the fastest in Croatia
HT wins the Ookla® Speedtest Award™ for the fourth year in a row.
October 28, 2022
HT concludes the Term Sheet for the first corporate vPPA
Croatian Telecom and Liburana d.o.o. - first ever corporate (vPPA) in Croatia.
January 12, 2023
Hrvatski Telekom again wins the Speedtest Award™ in Croatia
HT for the fourth year in a row won multiple Speedtest Awards™ for the fastest mobile network and the best mobile coverage.
March 8, 2023
Hrvatski Telekom again wins largest RF share
Croatian Telecom wins the largest RF share and invests EUR 135.3 m in further mobile network development.