Pay-TV revenues in Moldova slumped by 13.2% year-on-year to MDL60.5 million (€2.93 million) in the third quarter.
Moldova’s fixed internet market grew by 12.1% in value in the year to September 30.
Andrei Muntean has been appointed the deputy DG of Moldova’s National Agency for Regulation of Electronic Communications and Information (ANRCETI) for a period of four years.
The Moldovan regulator ANRCETI has provided details of amendments to the country’s Law on Electronic Communications.
Revenues in Moldova’s pay-TV market amounted to MDL79 million (€3.66 million) in the first six months of this year, or 4.6% more than in the same period in 2016.
Over half of fixed-line internet subscribers in Moldova now subscribe to services with download speeds of at least 30Mbps.
Romania’s National Audiovisual Council (CNA) will decide at its next meeting if a Moldovan channel that shows programming from the Russian state broadcaster RTR (VGRTK) can be distributed in the country.
The Moldovan incumbent Moldtelecom has added the Romanian documentary channel Cinethonix to its IPTV channel offer.
Moldova ended the first quarter with 267,230 pay-TV subscribers, or 3,600 fewer than in the corresponding period last year.
Moldova’s pay-TV market declined for the third year in a row in 2016.