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Romania - Fixed Broadband and Digital Economy - Statistics and Analyses

Romania - Fixed Broadband and Digital Economy - Statistics and Analyses

Romania's broadband market benefits from effective infrastructure-based competition. Broadband platforms include widely accessible cable, micro LANs, DSL, wireless and fibre. The country's fibre sector has become one of the strongest in Europe in recent years, with a rapidly growing share of the fixed-line broadband market by subscriber lines. As a result, the country has one of the highest FttP penetration rates in the region, with about two-thirds of connections offering data above 100Mb/s.
Increasing broadband take up is fostering the development of Romania's internet society, encompassing e-commerce, e-government and e-health.
This report provides insights into Romania's growing broadband market, covering technologies, the major players and market developments. Market analyses are supported by variety of statistics on fixed broadband penetration.

Key developments:

Vodafone enters into talks with Telekom Romania to gain access to the latter's fixed-line network; Average broadband download speed broaches 100Mb/s; Orange Romania expanding 1Gb/s FttP offering; UPC Romania and RCS&RDS launch free shared Wi-Fi network for subscribers; Telekom Romania launches 1Gb/s FttP service; RoNet rural broadband program delayed due to funding issues; UPC expands reach of its 500Mb/s broadband service; regulator raises 682 million at spectrum auction; government secures 84 million EU funding to extend broadband to unconnected areas of the country; report update includes the regulator's market data to June 2017, telco's operating and financial data to Q3 2017, recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report:

UPC Romania, RCS&RDS, Telekom Romania.


1. Synopsis
2. Introduction and statistical overview
2.1 Market analysis
2.2 Government programs
2.3 Broadband statistics
2.4 Forecasts fixed-line broadband subscribers 2018; 2020; 2022
2.4.1 Notes on scenario forecasts
3. Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) networks
4. Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) networks
5. Fibre-to-the-Premises (FttP) networks
6. Other fixed broadband services
6.1 Local Area Networks (LANs)
6.2 Fixed wireless
6.2.1 Wi-Fi
6.2.2 WiMAX
6.3 Videostreaming
7. Digital economy
7.1 E-government
7.1.1 Infrastructure
7.2 E-health
8. Related reports
Table 1 Fixed broadband penetration, urban and rural 2011 - 2017
Table 2 Fixed broadband penetration of households, urban and rural 2011 - 2017
Table 3 Fixed broadband traffic 2012 - 2017
Table 4 Historic - Internet users, subscribers and penetration 1999 - 2009
Table 5 Internet users and penetration 2010 - 2017
Table 6 Historic - Internet subscribers and penetration 1999 - 2009
Table 7 Fixed broadband providers by access type 2008 - 2017
Table 8 Fixed broadband subscribers by access type 2008 - 2017
Table 9 Proportion of fixed broadband subscribers by access type 2008 - 2017
Table 10 Fixed broadband subscribers and penetration rate 2002 - 2018
Table 11 Internet revenue by type (retail and wholesale) 2013 - 2016
Table 12 Fixed broadband subscribers by data speed (Mb/s) 2013 2017
Table 13 Proportion of fixed broadband subscribers by data speed (Mb/s) 2011 - 2016
Table 14 Forecast fixed broadband subscribers 2018; 2020; 2022
Table 15 UPC Romania broadband subscribers 2006 - 2017
Table 16 UPC Romania revenue 2014 - 2017
Table 17 Cable broadband subscribers 2003 - 2017
Table 18 DSL broadband subscribers 2003 - 2017
Table 19 Telecom Romania broadband subscribers 2005 - 2017
Table 20 Fibre broadband subscribers by type 2011 - 2017
Table 21 Wi-Fi hotspot locations 2008 - 2017
Table 22 IPTV subscribers 2008 2017
Chart 1 Internet users and penetration 2010 2017
Chart 2 Fixed broadband subscribers by access type 2008 2017
Chart 3 Fixed broadband subscribers and penetration rate 2002 2018

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