VC Services information - Croatia, CARNet

Information about VC resources and services from CARNet:

Basic information

  • Type of service
    H.323 (IP)
    H.320 (ISDN)
  • General usage policy
    Free for people from the academic and higher education community,
    Profit oriented service possible: no
  • GDS connection
    GDS prefix: 00385
  • Offical site for CARNet videoconference services
    Languages: Croatian
  • Contact points
    Technical responsible person:
    Robert Macek
    Tel: +385 1 616 5616
    Problem reporting


  • MCU
    MGC -50 Polycom
  • Gatekeeper
    CISCO 3630 (GDS enabled)
    CISCO 2620 (GDS enabled)
  • Gateway
    CISCO 3520
  • Clients
    Polycom VS4000, Tandberg T1000, VCON Falcon

Middleware, network

  • Directories - no
  • % of customers/users multicast enabled -
    enabled on backbone, users in test phase.
  • Quality of Service -
    being planned.
  • % of your customers who have the appropriate bandwidth needed for high-quality VC -
    85 %.

Employment and Services

  • Services -
    MultiPoint Control Unit (MCU), H320/H323 Gateway
  • What are the customers using the services for?
    Meetings, lectures
  • User groups -
    Education, Students, Internal meetings
  • Employment
    • Do you use point2point, point2group or group2group?
      point2point, point2group
    • Is VC to facilitate events?
    • Is VC used for consultation?
    • Is VC used for distance learning?
    • Is VC used to facilitate meetings?

Future plans

Developing the system by increasing number of users, implementing new gatekeepers, improvement of scheduling system...