Romania's fixed-line telecoms market is evolving under the weight of competition and technological change. Implementation of EU Directives has opened the telecoms market to competition and implemented a regulatory framework designed to foster effective competition. Alternative operators have launched competing services in the liberalised fixed-line voice market, with cable TV operators the most successful to date. Alternative operators and the incumbent have invested in network capacity upgrades due to the shift towards offering broadband services.
This report provides an insight into Romania's developing telecommunications market, covering regulatory developments, major players and fixed-line infrastructure, and offering a variety of statistics.
Government signs off on new NGN strategy; RomTelecom rebranded as Telekom Romania; government makes third attempt to sell its 46% stake in Telekom Romania; weakened currency contributing to decline in telecom market revenue; legislation passed to facilitate access to telco infrastructure and public spaces; Telekom Romania appoints new CEO; report update includes the regulator's market data for 2014; telcos' operating and financial data to Q2 2015; recent market developments.