Orange goes live with 5G in Romania

Orange has joined the 5G fracas, launching the connectivity euphoria in Romania with a very attractive exclusive partnership with Samsung.

Liliana Solomon, chief executive, Vodafone Romania

A former chief financial officer at both Cable & Wireless and T-Mobile in the UK, Solomon began her career in the telecoms industry in 1995 at a German start-up. “I was attracted by this sector due to the fact that the entire telecom market was about to get liberalised in Europe. It was clear to me that the industry would change dramatically in the years to come and open up a whole new range of challenges and opportunities,” she says.

GTS extends Eastern European network footprint

Central and Eastern European carrier GTS Central Europe said Wednesday it has completed the acquisition of Romanian network operator Datek, boosting its footprint in the corporate network services market in the country and the region.

Cosmote swoops on Zapp in Romania

Greek carrier Cosmote has signed an agreement to acquire Romanian mobile operator Telemobil, which operates under the brand Zapp.

Romania lowers WiMAX auction price

Romania’s regulator, the National Authority for Communications (ANC), is to re-open the auction of two 3.6GHz WiMAX licences. Only this time, instead of asking for a reserve bid price of Eur7.5m, it will be lowered to Eur1m.

Romanian regulator dissolved

The Romanian government this week dissolved communications regulator the National Regulatory Authority for Communications and Information Technology (ANRCTI), setting up the National Authority for Communciations (ANC) in its place. The new institution is to take over the budget and personnel of the ANRCTI and will operate under the coordination of the prime minister. Liviu Nistoran […]