New cable/IPTV player for Romania

May 27, 2014 09.28 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

Antena TV GroupRomania’s Antena TV Group has secured the right to redistribute TV programming via cable and IPTV.

Quoting Hotnews and the regulator Ancom, Media Expres says that Intact Satellite, which is part of the same group, has also received the same rights.

It adds that Antena TV Group obtained the rights on May 6 and Intact Satellite two days later.

There were 4.1 million cable subscribers in Romania as of the end of last year, with RCS&RDS and UPC the leading providers of services.

At the same time, the IPTV market was served by Ines Group, RCS&RDS and Romtelecom.