UPC merger completes

2 Oct 2006

The Romanian cable TV operator UPC Romania has completed its merger with Astral Telecom and 13 other firms. The deal, which was first announced in 2005, has created the country’s largest cable TV operator, with more than 1.3 million basic TV customers and 80,000 high speed internet subscribers. Firms being absorbed into UPC include Astral Telecom, Altnet, Assist Internet, Business Advisory Unit, Astral Telecom Company, Canad Systems Internet, IT 4 Web, Nextra Tele Com, Rom West Electronic, Saltine Co and Transilvania Telecom.

Romania, UPC Romania (now part of Vodafone)