Almost 1m numbers ported in Romania in 2020

21 Jan 2021

Romania’s National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM) has revealed that 945,186 telephone numbers were ported in 2020, of which 92% (873,519) were mobile numbers and only 71,667 fixed line numbers. RCS&RDS (DIGI) accepted the most mobile porting requests (377,536), followed by Telekom Romania Communications (141,795), Vodafone (133,158), Orange (125,633) and Telekom Romania Mobile Communications (95,375). Post-paid customers accounted for 55% of the mobile numbers ported. Fixed telephone numbers were ported between the main providers as follows: RCS&RDS 34,014, Orange 13,671, Vodafone 12,792, Telecom Romania Communications 4,899 and GTS Telecom 3,200. Almost 7.3 million numbers have now been transferred between networks since the portability service was introduced in October 2008. Of these, 6.4 million (87%) have been mobile numbers and over 900,000 landline numbers.