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Romania - Mobile Market Insights, Overview and Statistics

  • Published: June 2014
  • Region: Romania
  • 21 pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd

Romania's mobile communications market is served by five mobile network operators utilising a mixture of GSM, CDMA and WCDMA technologies. Current penetration levels indicate saturation although multiple SIM-card ownership is evident. Mobile broadband is widely available following the launch of 3G networks, with competition making services increasingly affordable. This report provides a concise overview of Romania's growing mobile market, covering market developments, as well as profiling the major operators and offering a variety of financial and performance statistics. It also provides an update on spectrum auctions and regulatory developments.

Key developments:

Vodafone launches its M-Pesa mobile banking service; new EU roaming tariffs come into effect; RCS&RDS upgrades its mobile broadband speeds; regulator reduces fixed-line and mobile termination rates; Cosmote launches commercial LTE service; Ministry of Defence encouraged to release 800MHz and 2600MHz spectrum for commercial LTE; regulator issues guidelines on MVNO market entry; MNOs expand m-ticketing functionalities; regulator auctions 4G frequencies, bringing in 682 million; Orange expands LTE service to READ MORE >

1. Synopsis
2. Mobile communications
2.1 Overview of Romania's mobile market
2.1.1 Mobile statistics
2.2 Regulatory issues
2.2.1 Third Generation (3G) licences
2.2.2 410MHz licence awarded
2.2.3 450MHz band
2.2.4 900MHz band
2.2.5 Multi-band spectrum auctions
2.2.6 2.5GHz band
2.2.7 Mobile Number Portability (MNP)
2.2.8 Mobile Termination Rates (MTRs)
2.2.9 Roaming
2.2.10 Network sharing
2.3 Mobile technologies
2.3.1 Third Generation (3G) mobile
2.4 Major mobile operators
2.4.1 Vodafone
2.4.2 Orange
2.4.3 Cosmote Romania/Cosmorom
2.4.4 DigiMobil
2.5 Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs)
2.6 Mobile voice services
2.6.1 Prepaid services
2.7 Mobile data services
2.7.1 Short Message Service (SMS)/Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
2.7.2 General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
2.7.3 Enhanced Data for GSM Evolution (EDGE)
2.7.4 Evolved High Speed Packet Access (HSPA+)
2.7.5 Long-term Evolution (LTE)
2.7.6 Broadband wireless data service (1x EV-DO)
2.7.7 Mobile TV
2.8 Mobile content and applications
2.8.1 Orange World
2.8.2 M-ticketing
2.8.3 M-banking
3. Related reports
Table 1 Overview of spectrum allocations
Table 2 Historic Mobile subscribers (active SIM) and penetration rate 1997 - 2004
Table 3 Mobile subscribers (active SIM) and penetration rate 2005 - 2015
Table 4 Mobile traffic 2009 - 2015
Table 5 Mobile market revenue 2008 - 2014
Table 6 Multi-spectrum auction results 2012
Table 7 Multi-spectrum auction results spectrum allocation 2012
Table 8 Mobile number portings 2008 - 2013
Table 9 MTRs 2008 - 2014
Table 10 European roaming charges 2007 - 2014
Table 11 Overview of mobile technologies by operator
Table 12 Vodafone subscribers and voice minutes 2008 - 2014
Table 13 Vodafone ARPU 2008 - 2014
Table 14 Vodafone revenue 2009 - 2013
Table 15 Orange subscribers 2007 - 2014
Table 16 Orange annualised ARPU 2008 - 2014
Table 17 Orange mobile service revenue 2008 - 2014
Table 18 Cosmote Romania mobile financial data 2006 - 2014
Table 19 Cosmote Romania subscribers 2006 - 2013
Table 20 Cosmote Romania ARPU 2006 - 2013
Table 21 Zapp subscribers 2009 - 2010
Table 22 Ratio of prepaid to postpaid subscribers 2000 - 2013
Table 23 Prepaid cards in service 2009 - 2013
Table 24 Vodafone prepaid subscribers 2005 - 2014
Table 25 Cosmote Romania prepaid subscribers 2008 - 2012
Table 26 Total MMS messages sent 2008 - 2014
Table 27 Total SMS messages sent 2005 - 2014
Table 28 SMS messages sent per subscriber 2010 - 2013
Chart 1 Mobile subscribers (active SIM) and penetration rate 2005 2015
Chart 2 Vodafone subscribers and voice minutes 2008 2014
Chart 3 Vodafone ARPU 2008 2014
Chart 4 Vodafone revenue 2009 2014

Vodafone Romania, Orange Romania, Cosmote Romania, DigiMobil, Telemobil.

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