(E) 789,000 CROATIANS TO USE INTERNET BY THE END OF 2002
789,000 CROATIANS TO USE INTERNET BY END OF THIS YEAR
ZAGREB, Croatia, June 22 (Hina) - The number of Internet users in Croatia will climb by 52.3 percent to 789,000 by the end of this year, according to the latest report of IDC "The Internet Market in Croatia 2001-2006" consulting firm.
At the end of last year, 518,000 Croatians used the Internet.
By the end of this year, 489,000 Croatians will have access to the Internet from their homes, and they will account for 62 percent of all the Internet users in the country.
The IDS branch in Croatia predicts that the number of Croatians who use the Internet will rise by 22.9 percent annually by the end of 2006.
At the end of 2001, there were 620,000 personal computers registered in Croatia, and 60 percent of them offered access to the Web.
Last year, the eCommerce transactions in Croatia were worth approximately 21.5 million dollars, and Business-to-Consumer (B2C) segment made up 1.94 million of it.
CroNetwork: The Croatian-American Organization for Young Professionals.