ANCOM publishes online map of mobile coverage

24 Oct 2019

Romania’s National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM) has launched a new online map showing 2G, 3G and 4G coverage and signal strength across the country. The application, which can be viewed at www.aisemnal.ro, has been compiled using field measurements collected during the regulator’s own monitoring campaign and enables users to view the network footprint of the four mobile operators in the Romanian market, namely Vodafone Romania, Orange Romania, Telekom Romania and RCS&DCS (Digi Mobil).

Local news site Mediafax.ro cites Communications Minister Alexandru Petrescu as noting that there is a digital divide in rural areas, as 4G networks currently cover only 77% of the country, well below the European average of 92%. He expects the new digital platform will help attract EU infrastructure funding through the Connect Europe and Competitiveness Operational Programmes.