Romania


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 launches new mobile sports app

Romania-based service provider Digi has launched a new mobile sports app, providing access on the go to sports fans to streaming content and information. The app includes a ‘reminder’ function that will notify users that they can watch key matches and competitions via the Digi Sport TV channels on any device. Digi will provide live-streams […]

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 […]

Canal+-owned M7 strikes deals for Love Nature and Travelxp

Canal+-owned, Luxembourg-based pay TV outfit M7 Group has struck distribution agreements with both wildlife and nature brand Love Nature and travel channel Travelxp for distribution in Hungary and Romania. Love Nature and Travelxp are available 24/7 and in HD via the M7 platforms Direct One in Hungary and Focus Sat in Romania from the 1° […]

SPI’s Dizi expands reach in Romania

SPI/FilmBox has expanded its footprint in Romania through a new distribution agreement with digital satellite pay TV operator Focus Sat for its Turkish drama channel, Dizi. The deal makes Dizi available to subscribers in the MozaicPlus extra-basic package. Dizi is being offered in the original Turkish language with Romanian subtitles. Launched in April 2019, Dizi currently reaches […]

Euronews teams up with UPB to launch Romanian channel

International news channel Euronews has signed a partnership with University Politehnica of Bucharest (UPB) to launch Euronews Romania, a new channel aimed at a Romanian-speaking audience.  Euronews Romania will be a branded affiliate of Euronews that will deliver local, regional, national and international news on TV and digital platforms, according to the broadcaster. Over the last two years, Euronews has […]

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%, […]

Deutsche Telekom sees TV numbers grow in ‘most successful year’ ever

Deutsche Telekom saw 74,000 customers in its domestic German market sign up for its MagentaTV service in the fourth quarter of last year, taking the company’s domestic TV total base to 3.6 million, up 7.9% year-on-year. By comparison, the telco’s overall broadband base was up 1.2% to 13.73 million. Its fibre broadband subscriber number was […]

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