Telekom Romania

Telekom Romania
Romtelecom, Cosmote Romania
Industry Telecommunications
Predecessor Romtelecom, Cosmote

- 1930 (as Societatea Anonimă Română de Telefoane (SART))

- 1991 (as Romtelecom), 1998 (as Cosmorom)

- 2014 (as Telekom Romania)
Headquarters Bucharest, Romania
Key people
Nikolai Beckers (CEO)
Products Fixed telephony
Mobile telephony
Broadband Internet
IT Services
Revenue EUR 972 million (2017)
Owners OTE (54,01% of Telekom Romania Communications), Cosmote (70% of Telekom Romania Mobile Communications)[1]
Parent OTE, Cosmote, Deutsche Telekom

Telekom Romania (formerly known as Romtelecom and Cosmote România) is a Romanian telecommunications company headquartered in Bucharest. It is the result of the brand merger between Romtelecom and Cosmote. Although it shares the branding of Deustche Telekom, the company is a subsidiary of OTE, a Greek telecommunications company (which is in turn minority-controlled by Deustche Telekom).

Mobile services

The company launched on the Romanian mobile telephony market in 1998 as Cosmorom. In 2005, Cosmorom was rebranded as Cosmote România. At the end of 2013, Cosmote România had 6.1 million customers, of which 25.9% were subscribers and the rest were users of prepaid services.


Telekom's mobile (formerly COSMOTE) strategy in Romania, translated into good business results

Customers Market share0.5%7%11%23%over 23%24%24%23.8%22.9%
Customers48.9341.23 mil.3.6 mil5.9 mil.6.92 mil.6.9 mil.6.5 mil.6.3 mil.6.1 mil.

Radio frequency summary

The following is a list of known frequencies which Telekom employs in Romania:

Frequencies used on the Telekom Romania Network
MCCMNCFrequencyBand NumberProtocol (Downlink/Uplink speed)ClassNotes
22603900 MHz8GSM/GPRS/EDGE2G
226031800 MHz3GSM/GPRS/EDGE2G
22606900 MHz8UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+ (21.6 Mbit/s/5.76 Mbit/s)3G
226062100 MHz1UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSPA+ (43.2 Mbit/s/5.76 Mbit/s)3G
22603800 MHz20LTE (37.5 Mbit/s)4G
22603900 MHz8LTE (37.5 Mbit/s)4G
226031800 MHz3LTE (150 Mbit/s/50 Mbit/s)4G


  1. "Istoric" (in Romanian). Telekom Romania. Retrieved 2014-09-14.
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