Romania - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses

Synopsis

Romania’s telecoms market continues to evolve under the influence of competition and technological change. Alternative operators have launched competing services in the liberalised fixed-line voice market, with cable TV operators such as UPC being particularly successful in attracting new customers. The market overall continues to evolve with operators expanding into the provision of multiple services. To this end Vodafone Group acquired Liberty Global’s local unit UPC Romania in May 2018, thus allowing Vodafone Romania to compete more effectively with the service offerings from orange Romania and telekom Romania. All operators are investing in network capacity upgrades in response to the shift towards offering IP-delivered content.

This report provides an overview of Romania’s fast-developing telecommunications market, covering regulatory developments, major players and fixed-line infrastructure, and offering a variety of operational and financial statistics.

Key developments:

  • Deutsche Telekom secures approval for sale of stake in Telekom Romania;
  • Regulator adopts Action Plan 2018;
  • Legislation passed to facilitate access to telco infrastructure and public spaces;
  • Government signs off on new NGN strategy;
  • Report update includes the regulator's market data to December 2017, State Statistics data for 2017, telcos' operating and financial data to Q2 2019, recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report:

RCS&RDS, UPC Romania, GTS Telecom, Telekom Romania, SN Radiocomunicatii.

Table of Contents

  • Key statistics

  • Country overview

  • Telecommunications market

    • Overview and statistics
  • Regulatory environment

    • Historic overview
    • Regulatory authority
    • Telecom sector liberalisation
    • Privatisation
    • Access
    • Interconnect
    • Carrier Selection and Carrier PreSelection
    • Number Portability (NP)
  • Fixed network operators

    • Introduction
    • Telekom Romania
  • Telecommunications infrastructure

    • Overview of the national telecom network
      • Telekom Romania
      • Alternative operators
    • International infrastructure
    • Wholesale
    • Smart infrastructure
  • Related reports


List of Tables

  • Table 1 – Top Level Country Statistics and Telco Authorities - Romania – 2018 (e)
  • Table 2 – Total telecom market revenue – 2013 – 2016
  • Table 3 – Fixed-line market revenue – 2014 – 2016
  • Table 4 – Fixed-line traffic – 2011 – 2017
  • Table 5 – CS and CPS providers, fixed network – 2008 – 2017
  • Table 6 – CS and CPS lines – 2008 – 2017
  • Table 7 – Annual fixed number portings – 2008 – 2017
  • Table 8 – Fixed-line market share by subscribers – 2008 – 2017
  • Table 9 – Fixed-lines in service, by operator – 2008 – 2017
  • Table 10 – Fixed-line subscribers – 2014 – 2018
  • Table 11 – Telekom Romania fixed-line revenue – 2005 – 2019
  • Table 12 – Telekom Romania fixed-line telephony subscribers – 2006 – 2019
  • Table 13 – Telekom Romania broadband and TV subscribers – 2011 – 2019
  • Table 14 – Historical – Fixed lines in service and teledensity (by population) – 2000 – 2009
  • Table 15 – Fixed lines in service and teledensity (by population) – 2010 – 2019
  • Table 16 – International internet bandwidth – 2000 – 2016

List of Charts

  • Chart 1 – Fixed-line traffic – 2011 – 2017
  • Chart 2 – Fixed lines in service and teledensity – 2005 – 2019

List of Exhibits

  • Exhibit 1 – Access, the local loop and unbundling – an overview

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Number of pages 36

Status Current

Last updated 3 Sep 2019
Update History

Analyst: Henry Lancaster

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