RCS & RDS


Digi sees strong growth in subscribers and top line

Romania-based services provider Digi has posted strong Q1 financial results on the back of strong growth in subscriber numbers. The group saw its revenue-generating unit total rise by 2.5 million units in the quarter to 18.7 million. In Romania Digi has 14.4 million, RGU’s 9.5% up year-on-year, lifted by strong mobile and broadband growth. In […]

Digi completes sale of Hungarian unit

Romania-based international service provider Digi has completed the sale of its Hungarian subsidiary to local information technology and service provider outfit 4iG. The agreement, which saw 4iG acquire Digi Hungary for €625 million, will give the former a company with about 1.1 million subscribers and 2.5 million revenue-generating units. Digi has a 283.3% share of […]

Digi sees strong growth across Romania and Spain

Romania-based international pay TV, broadband and mobile service provider Digi counted close to 20 million revenue-generating units at the end of Q3 and saw its revenues jump by 12% year-on-year. Digi said its global RGU total rose by 12% year-on-year in the third quarter to end with 19.9 million overall. Digi’s overall revenues also increased […]

Digi boosted by growth in Romania and Spain

Romania-based service provider Digi saw its pay TV base in Romania grow by 15% to five million in the year to June, while the company’s entry into Spain as a challenger brand delivered its engine of revenue growth on the back of strong subscriber acquisitions. In its domestic market, the operator saw revenue growth of […]

RCS & RDS/Digi launches dynamic ad insertion

Romanian and central and eastern European region service provider RCS & RDS has teamed up with Google to launch dynamic ad insertion for its digital platforms Digi24, Digi Sport and Digi Online. The operator is introducing dynamic ad insertion across the applications and websites of the digital properties in what it says is a first […]

Hungary’s 4iG strikes deal with RCS & RDS to acquire Digi

Romanian and international pay TV and broadband service provider RCS & RDS has struck a preliminary agreement with Hungarian IT and telecom player 4iG for the sale of RCS & RDS’s Hungarian operation, Digi Távközlési Szolgáltató and its subsidiaries Invitel and I TV. Under the agreement, which is expected to complete by September pending regulatory […]

Digi posts solid growth in face of pandemic

Romania-based service provider Digi has posted solid second-quarter financials in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The operator, which provides pay TV, broadband and mobile services across Romania and parts of central and eastern Europe as well as operating in Spain and Italy, said it made Revenues of €310 million for the quarter, up 5%, […]

Digi/RCS & RDS taps Nagra for first cardless CAM

Central and eastern European cable and satellite pay TV operator Digi/RCS & RDS has tapped technology outfit Nagra to provide its cardless content protection technology in a conditional access module from its SmarDTV brand in Romania and Hungary. The launch marks the first cardless CAM deployment for Nagra. The cardless technology is based on a new […]

Romanian media chiefs sentenced in blackmail case

Two of the most powerful figures in Romanian media have been sentenced after guilty verdicts were delivered in a blackmail case involving the pair and a local cable operator. Intact Media Group founder Dan Voiculescu and Antena TV Group CEO Sorin Alexandrescu were sentenced to two years and three years and six months respectively yesterday. […]

Report: RCS & RDS to list shares on Bucharest exchange

Romanian cable operator RCS & RDS is preparing to list a package of up to 25% of its shares on the Bucharest Stock Exchange, according to Economica.net. The Romanian financial news site reported that the sale of the minority share could fetch between €400 – €500 million. RCS & RDS reportedly looked at listing on […]

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