Furthermore, reports ZF, the incumbentTelekom Romania performed the worst and could soon see a large number of redundancies.
Figures produced by the regulator ANCOM and published by ZF show that RCS&RDS show that it gained 145,275 mobile customers from other companies in Q1, or 38% more than in the corresponding period in 2016.
At the same time, Telekom’s fixed unit secured 4,861 (-25%) and its mobile unit 18,049 (-7%).
Significantly, both Vodafone (38,225, -6%) and Orange (42,026, -5%) also secured fewer customers from other providers than a year earlier.
Telekom Romania is currently undergoing a process of reorganisation and will announce plans of how to return to growth in several key areas at a conference on April 11.