Romania - Key Statistics, Telecom Market and Regulatory Overviews
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, fixed-line infrastructure and offering a variety of statistics.
RomTelecom prepares to be renamed under Deutsche Telekom's T- brand; government makes third attempt to sell its 46% stake in RomTelecom; weakened currency contributing to decline in telecom market revenue; legislation passed to facilitate access to telco infrastructure and public spaces; RomTelecom unites services under the Dolce brand, appoints new CEO; regulator's 2013 market data; telcos' operating and financial data to Q1 2014; market developments to mid-2014.
Companies covered in this report include:
RCS & RDS, UPC Romania, GTS Telecom, RomTelecom, SN Radiocomunicatii.