Croatia opens new spectrum consultation
21 Sep 2020The Croatian Regulatory Agency for Network Operations (Hrvatska regulatorna agencija za mrezne djelatnosti, HAKOM) has opened a consultation into its plans to allocate spectrum in the 800MHz, 900MHz, 1800MHz, 2100MHz and 2600MHz bands. The spectrum, currently used for 2G, 3G and 4G services, has been harmonised at the European level for use in 5G networks.In June this year the regulator postponed an auction of 5G-capable spectrum in the 700MHz, 3.6GHz and 26GHz bands until the first half of 2021, saying the COVID-19 outbreak had caused a delay to the migration of TV broadcasts from ...
HT kicks off fibre expansion in eastern Croatia
18 Sep 2020Hrvatski Telekom (HT) has embarked on a HRK19 million (USD3 million) investment project to improve its fibre-optic infrastructure in the eastern city of Slavonski Brod. The scheme will provide an additional 8,000 premises with 100Mbps connectivity, upgradeable to 1Gbps in the future. The deployment is due to be completed by the end of this year.© 2002-2020 PriMetrica, Inc. All Rights Reserved.Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.
Ronaldo at the double, France see off Croatia in World Cup final repeat
PARIS: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning brace to take him to 101 international goals for Portugal in a 2-0 victory over 10-man Sweden in the Nations League on Tuesday, while France won a repeat of the 2018 World Cup final 4-2 over Croatia.Ronaldo broke the mythical 100-goal mark on the stroke of half-time, the 35-year-old Juventus attacker curling in a free-kick from 25 yards over the wall and into the far left corner beyond Sweden’s stranded goalkeeper Robin Olsen for a memorable milestone in his trophy-laden career.The bonus second goal, and his 101st, came in the 72nd minute, the former ...
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PSG's Mbappé to miss France-Croatia match after testing positive for Covid-19
Kylian Mbappé has been ruled out of France's Nations League game against World Cup runners-up Croatia on Tuesday after testing positive for Covid-19, national team management said Monday.Mbappé, who took part in Monday evening's training session before learning the result of his test, is the seventh Paris Saint-Germain player to contract the virus. Neymar was among the first to test positive last week."He was set aside from the group after receiving the results at the end of training before returning to his home in the evening," French team management said."Like the rest of the squad, Mbappé h...
Filip Bondy: The only thing Novak Djokovic can't win is the love of the tennis world
NEW YORK — Novak Djokovic won again Friday night, which is a bit like reporting that Donald Trump has posted an insult on Twitter or that teenagers are partying without masks.This is not news anymore. It’s just background noise, a muffled rumble of thunder, at the U.S. Open. Djokovic’s 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 victory in the third round over Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany provided less-than-zero suspense. At 3-all in the first set, Djokovic won the next five games, to go up a set and a break. There was no coming back from that, of course. The 28th-seeded Struff struck the ball hard. Djokovic didn’t mind i...
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Netizens across former Yugoslavia celebrate 75 years of women's suffrage
A married couple of Yugoslav Partisans in a photo taken in Slovenia, 1944. Source: znaci.net. Public Domain.This past August 11 marked 75 years since now-dissolved Yugoslavia's granted women the right to vote. Human rights activists and feminists from the successor states remembered the date by sharing photos from that period on social media — and used the opportunity to advocate for equal rights.Universal suffrage was part of the political program of Yugoslavia's communist-led resistance to occupation by Nazi Germany and its allies. It became law in 1945 following Nazi defeat, and women voted...
Azerbaijan, Croatia have increasing interest in starting charter flights
By TrendAzerbaijan, Croatia have increasing interest in starting charter flights, Croatian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Branko Zebic told Trend.“Unfortunately, the applications for the issuance of Croatian visas for touristic purposes has been temporarily suspended due to still ongoing situation caused by COVID-19. Because of the unpredictability of the further impact of coronavirus globally and the uncertainty of finding a vaccine, for which we are hoping it will be in the very near future, it is difficult to predict how the exchange in tourism sector will develop,” he said.Earlier in 2016, Croat...
How 12 countries – rich and poor – carried out elections during the Covid-19 pandemic
On Friday, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced that Hong Kong’s legislative elections will be postponed in light of the coronavirus outbreak. The city has seen a surge in infections in recent weeks, though recent polls suggest the pro-Beijing camp would also face a battering at the ballot box in September following a year of protest. In April, the United Nations’ special rapporteur on the right to peaceful assembly and association Clément Voule said in a statement that – despite the pandemic – democracy cannot be indefinitely postponed, adding that freedom of association and assembl...
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Croatia tourism down 50 percent in July: official
Zagreb (AFP) - Croatia, battling to salvage its key tourism sector hit by the coronavirus pandemic, hosted two million visitors in July, slightly above half of last year's figure, officials said Monday, putting on a brave face despite the downturn.Due to the consequences of the pandemic on tourism, accounting for around a fifth of Croatia's economy, the Adriatic country is expecting the worst economic crisis since independence in 1991.Officials forecast earlier that Croatia's tourism industry would contract by 70 percent this year due to the pandemic.Apart from two million tourist arrivals, Cr...
Buriram United Prepare to Bring New Foreign Arrivals into Thailand
Buriram United have finalized their foreign player targets for the upcoming transfer window, and are reportedly ready to send out a private plane to bring their new players to Thailand. After releasing all of the players on their 2020 foreign player roster, seven-time champions Buriram United look ready to finally welcome their new signings. While the list of names is yet to be confirmed, speculation is rampant as to the identity of the new arrivals.As confirmed by the club's official social media pages, Buriram have sent out a private plane to bring their new recruits, who have received speci...
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