Internet in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Telecommunications in Bosnia and Herzegovina was well established before the Bosnian war erupted in the early 1990s, the infrastructure included the telephone and telegraph network, as well as a network for transfer of data. The total capacity of Bosnia and Herzegovina telephone exchange facilities was 744,000 telephone lines. The war caused huge material damages on telecommunications facilities. In addition, the administrative division of the country into two entities created a division in the telecommunications sector. Post-war reconstruction of the telecommunications network is aided by an internationally sponsored program under European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Statistics

The data source is the Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Regulatorna agencija za komunikacije Bosne i Hercegovine) and the reference date is the status on 31.12.2012.[1]

Fixed telephony providers

  • National providers: 3 operators
  • Alternative providers: 13 operators

Fixed telephony subscribers

Landlines in use: 852.442 subscribers[1]

Mobile phone providers

Percentage of the population of BiH covered with:

  • 3G and 4G mobile networks: 70.00%
  • GSM mobile networks: 99.00%

Mobile phone subscribers

  • Number of sent SMS: 1.916.920.655
  • Number of sent MMS: 4.337.006

Internet subscribers

  • Internet users in Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2.189.940
  • Penetration rate in Bosnia and Herzegovina: 57%
  • Internet hosts: 551.037 subscribers

Dial-up subscribers: 84.314 Broadband subscribers: 466.723 XDSL subscribers: 277.295

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See also

References

External links

  • Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (English)
  • NIC (Bosnian)
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