INTERNET PENETRATION IS GROWING IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, UP TO 82, 39 %

In its annual report for 2016 Central Regulatory Agency BH (CRA) announced the total number of 663.785 internet subscribers. In 2015 there were 2,782,107 internet users, a penetration from 72, 41%.

In 2016 the index of internet users rose to 104, 57, compared to 2015.

The data is based on International telecommunication union, meaning internet user is every person between 16 and 74 years of age. Internet penetration in 2016 was 82, 39%.

Dominant internet access was xDSL (58, 04%), followed by cable internet (32, 18%).

Agency expects that further liberalisation of the market will enable the presence of high quality services, so the positive trends in B&H will continue.

Accessibility to faster and cheaper internet is a basic precondition for the development of information technology society, but also for faster economic developments and for whole society itself.