Post offices are open Mon-Fri 0700-1900 and Sat 0700-1300. Some may be open until 2200 in larger cities. Stamps are available in post offices and from news stands. www.posta.hr
can be contacted at the following telephone numbers and web site: within 01 665 1111, outside +385 1 665 1111, www.dhl.hr
Public phones use magnetic cards; you can buy these from post offices or news stands. When making long-distance and international calls, it's usually easier to go to the post office, where you're assigned a cabin and given the bill afterwards
Roaming agreements exist with most international mobile phone companies.
Coverage is good.
T-Mobile, www.t-mobile.hr, Croatia (prefixes +38598,+38599; GSM 900 and 1800MHz, UMTS 2100MHz)
VIPnet, (prefix +38591; GSM 900 and 1800MHz, UMTS 2100MHz)
Tele2, (prefix +38595; GSM only, 900 and 1800MHz)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 4.3 million (2009)
Telephone system (fixed line; as of 2000):
main operator: T-Hrvatski telekom, www.t.ht.hr
other operators: Optima Telekom, Portus Telekom (H-1)
reconstruction plan calls for replacement of all analog circuits with digital and enlarging the network a backup will be included in the plan for the main trunk
country code: +385
digital international service is provided through the main switch in Zagreb
Croatia participates in the Trans-Asia-Europe (TEL) fiber-optic project, which consists of two fiber-optic trunk connections with Slovenia and a fiber-optic trunk line from Rijeka to Split and Dubrovnik
Croatia is also investing in ADRIA 1, a joint fiber-optic project with Germany, Albania, and Greece.
Internet access is readily available in the capital and most towns and cities; expect to pay around 20kn per hour.
Internet top-level domain: .hr
Currently, there are 8 commercial and 1 academic provider of Internet services: Croatian Telecom T-HT, Croatian Academic and Research Network (CARNet), EuroproNET, GlobalNet, Iskon, Net4u, VIPNet, Vodatel.
ADSL lines: 330.000 (2009)
Internet cafes can be found in Zagreb and in most of touristic towns.