Romtelecom is pursuing a two-pronged strategy with its IPTV platform Dolce Interactiv, which made its debut in December last year.
OTE-backed Romtelecom ended the first quarter with 893,757 subscribers to its DTH and IPTV operations.
The Romanian incumbent telco Romtelecom has introduced differential pricing for fixed line internet services in order compete more effectively with its main rivals UPC and RCS/RDS.
Further financial details have begun to emerge about Romtelecom’s re-entry into the Romanian cable market.
Romtelecom has extended a special offer for its IPTV service Dolce Interactiv until May 9.
UPC has upped the ante in its price war with RCS/RDS and Romtelecom in Romania.
Deutsche Telekom has outlined its strategy for the next two years in Romania, where through Greece’s OTE it has stakes in Romtelecom and Cosmote.
The Romanian incumbent telco Romtelecom plans to launch a VOD service by the end of this year.
Orange and Vodafone are seeking a reduction in the access fees charged by the Romanian incumbent telco Romtelecom to its infrastructure. This, reports ZF, would allow them to offer a wider portfolio of services including IPTV.
The Romanian DTH platform Dolce ended 2009 with 884,136 subscribers, or 37.5% more than at the start of the year.