Romtelecom ended 2013 with 1,353,421 subscribers to its TV services, which span DTH, IPTV and cable, or 7% more than a year earlier.
Romtelecom has been given approval to enter the cable market in the city of Brasov.
Romania’s Ministry of Information Society (MCSI) has appointed a consortium headed by Swiss Capital to oversee the complete privatisation of the Romanian incumbent Romtelecom.
Romtelecom has been fined RON300,000 (€67,175) by the regulator Ancom for failing to use frequencies awarded to it in September 2008.
Romtelecom has announced a number of key appointments, effective October 1.
Romtelecom has revamped its offer, placing a focus on what it describes as “HD channels that matter”.
Strong take-up of OTE’s satellite TV offer resulted in the company ending the second quarter with a total of 174,964 subscribers to its TV services.
The Romanian government has decided to sell the 45.99% stake in Romtelecom still held by the state through the Ministry of Information Society (MSI).
OTE continued to grow its TV subscriber base in Q1 in both its home market and in Romania despite difficult market conditions in the two countries.
Nikolai Beckers has been appointed the new CEO of Romtelecom, effective April 1.