The latest results published by Digi show that it ended Q1 with a total of 5,185,000 cable and DTH subscribers, or around 6.5% more than in the corresponding period last year. Meanwhile, data published by the regulator ANCOM indicates that as of the end of 2021 RCS&RDS had a 65% share of Romania’s pay-TV market. It was followed by Orange (19%) and other providers (16%).
According to ANCOM, the total number of pay-TV subscribers in Romania was 7.8 million as of the end of 2021, with there being a noticeable shift from DTH to cable. While the number of DTH subscribers fell by 17% to 1.5 million last year, the number opting for cable rose by 6% to 6.2 million.
Other key says from the regular show that the threshold of 6 million fixed internet households was exceeded in mid-2021, meaning that at year’s end three quarters of households had a fixed internet service.
Digi’s revenues in Romania amounted to €243.4 million in Q1, or 13.4% more than a year earlier. T
he company, which also has operations in Spain (fixed and mobile internet and telephony) and Italy (mobile), had total revenues of €360.6 million (€297.9 million) and a profit of €27 million (€23.3 million) in Q1.