Telecoms news from Romania
Romanian mobile network operator, Cosmote has commercially launched its LTE network, ...more.
At the beginning of April 2013, Romania reached the threshold of one million ported numbers. Since the introduction of the service allowing the users to keep their telephone number when changing their provider in October 2008, the amount of ported numbers has risen every year. ...more.
Romania's telecoms regulator, Ancom has announced that it is reserving the 450Mhz band in future for use by Public Mobile Radio (PMR) users, on a per application basis. ...more.
Vodafone may select Romania as the base for its new software centre over Hungary due to the unfavourable government regulation and taxation in Hungary. ...more.
Vodafone has launched the first LTE network in Romania, although it says commercial services wont be available until next year. ...more.
Romania's telecoms regulator, Ancom has published a draft decision aimed at allowing the use of the 900 and 1800 MHz bands for 4G services. ...more.
From today, Orange customers in Romania and Moldova will be able to make HD-voice calls between the two countries. ...more.
Romania's telecoms regulator, Ancom has announced that cuts in mobile interconnection rates of 24% to 3.07 eurocents/minute came into effect at the start of this month. ...more.
Romania's telecoms regulator, Ancom has published the details for its planned tender for radio spectrum in the 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz bands in the 2013-2029 timeframe. ...more.
LTE networks are expected to launch in Romania in 2013 and are predicted to attract 830,000 subscribers by 2017, according to a new report from Pyramid Research. ...more.
The Broadband Commission for Digital Development, in partnership with ITU, has today released its first country case studies looking in-depth at the state of broadband development in four economies and examining links between broadband and the UN Millennium Development Goals. ...more.
Romania's telecoms regulator, Ancom has posted a questionnaire aimed at finding the views of all interested parties concerning the future use of the 453-457.5 MHz/463-467.5 MHz frequency band (the 450 MHz band). ...more.
Romania's telecoms regulator, Ancom has outlined plans for a radio spectrum auction later this year that it expects will raise EUR700 million for the government. ...more.
Huawei is reported to have won a 5-year managed services contract from Vodafone Romania. ...more.
Romania's telecoms regulator, Ancom says that it has finalised plans to lower mobile termination rates across the mobile networks. ...more.
Romania's telecoms regulator, Ancom has opened a consultation on releasing additional radio spectrum that is currently part-used by the Ministry of Defence (MapN). ...more.
Nokia has announced that it is selling its factory in Romania to the domestic appliance manufacturer, De' Longhi for an undisclosed amount. ...more.
The Romanian government has extended the existing GSM licenses held by Vodafone and Orange for an extra year, until the end of 2012. ...more.
Nokia has started redundancies at its Romanian factory a month earlier than expected due a downturn in production at the facility. ...more.
Romanian tax authorities have reportedly seized Nokia's assets in the country over an unpaid tax bill for US$10 million. ...more.