As of the end of H1, according to data published by the regulator ANCOM, 5.04 million opted for cable (+1%), 2.28 million (-2%) for DTH and 0.13 million (+8%) for IPTV services.
In terms of subscribers, the market leader had a share of 48%, with its two main competitors claiming 20% and 18% respectively and other providers a combined total of 14%.
ANCOM notes that revenues for the electronic communications market as a whole amounted to RON8 million in H1.
This was around €1.7 billion, or 5% less than in H2 2017. Pay-TV services accounted for 11% of the market, while fixed and mobile internet claimed 31%, or 3% more than in H2 2017.
ARPU for electronic communications services in the first half of this year stood at RON66.3.