Orange Romania

Orange Romania launches converged offerings, integrates TV service

Orange Romania will on Monday complete the integration of the former Telekom Romania’s fixed-line business, bringing both mobile and fixed line services under the Orange brand, and will launch a new converged offering. Orange will also bring together the pair’s sports TV offerings. Orange completed its acquisition of a 54% controlling stake in the fixed […]

Orange agrees to buy controlling stake in Telekom Romania for €268 million

  In an increasingly convergent telco market, Orange Romania has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in leading fixed operator Telekom Romania (TKR). The deal, which values the business at €497 million, will see the Romanian state continue to own the remaining 46% of the telco. Orange said that it will pay a total of […]

SPI/FilmBox expands in Romania with Orange

SPI/FilmBox has signed its latest distribution agreement in a deal with Orange Romania.  The deal will see SPI/FilmBox’s flagship FilmBox channel available to subscribers to the Orange World package, extending the channel’s reach to over 30 million households worldwide. The channel offers an extensive selection of entertainment programming including Hollywood blockbusters and world cinema. FilmBox […]

Globecast names Rivals to quality post, renews Orange Romania-SES deal

Media services provider Globecast has named Jacques Rivals as chief quality and change officer, a new position in which he will be tasked with building and supporting transformation programs as part of Globecast’s overall quality management strategy, helping to drive an enhanced customer experience.  Rivals has worked for Globecast parent Orange for over 30 years, […]

Motorvision HD secures carriage in CEE

Germany-based motorsports channel Motorvision HD has expanded its reach into Greece, Slovenia and Romania. In Greece the channel has secured carriage on the OTE TV platform, available in English with Greek subtitles. In Romania the channel is available on the Orange TV service as part of its Universal HD package, while in Slovenia it has […]

Orange preparing for multiscreen launch

Following its satellite TV launch, Orange Romania will roll out services on multiple devices to complement this offering in the next couple of weeks, according to Mirek Smyk, managing director, MSCG, who consulted on the project. The availability of content on multiple screens is seen as a key differentiator of the service, said Smyk. Orange is […]

BBC Entertainment to launch on new Romanian platform

BBC Entertainment is among three BBC Worldwide channels launching on a new Romanian DTH TV service. BBC Entertainment, BBC Knowledge and BBC World News will be carried on the Universe HD tier of the newly launched Orange Romania platform. Entertainment has been in Romania since 2009 when it launched a pan-European feed. Knowledge, which runs […]

Fashion One launches on Orange Romania

Fashion One HD has secured carriage on the new Orange TV platform in Romania. The channel will be available in the Orange TV premium HD package across multiple devices. The channel will bring Front Row (Spring/Summer 2013) (pictured) and international fashion weeks from London, Paris and Milan for spring/Summer 2014 men collections to the channel […]

Trace launches in Romania

Trace Group has struck a carriage deal with Orange Romania to launch three channels in Romania as part of Orange’s new DTH service. Orange will add Trace Sports and music channels Trace Urban and Trace Tropical to its line-up. Trace Sport and Trace Urban will be part of the World HD package, while Trace Tropical […]