Romania - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses
Romania’s broadband market benefits from effective infrastructure-based competition. Broadband platforms include widely accessible cable, micro LANs, DSL, wireless and fibre. The country’s fibre sector has become one of the strongest in Europe in recent years, with a rapidly growing share of the fixed-line broadband market by subscriber lines. As a result, the country has one of the highest FttP penetration rates in the region, with about two-thirds of connections offering data above 100Mb/s.
Increasing broadband take up is fostering the development of Romania’s internet society, encompassing e-commerce, e-government and e-health.
This report provides insights into Romania’s growing broadband market, covering technologies, the major players and market developments. Market analyses are supported by variety of statistics on fixed broadband penetration.
Vodafone Romania signs fibre network access deal with Telekom Romania;
Two-thirds of fixed broadband connections accessing 100Mb/s or above;
NetCity to increase Bucharest open access fibre network to 2,100km by 2020;
Telekom Romania expanding 1Gb/s FttP offering;
RCS&RDS launches free shared Wi-Fi network for subscribers;
Liberty Global sells UPC Romania unit to Vodafone Group;
RoNet rural broadband program delayed due to funding issues;
Government secures €84 million EU funding to extend broadband to unconnected areas of the country;
Report update includes the regulator’s market data to December 2017, telco’s operating and financial data to Q2 2018, recent market developments.
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