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Orange România
Company typeSubsidiary of Orange S.A.
Founded1997; 27 years ago (1997) (as Mobilrom)
HeadquartersBucharest, Romania
Key people
Julien Ducarroz (CEO)
RevenueDecrease 913 million (2012)[1]
41,200,000 Euro (2018) Edit this on Wikidata
Number of employees
2,366 (2018) Edit this on Wikidata
ParentOrange S.A. (96.7%), Orange Spain(100%)
Former logo of Dialog

Orange România is a broadband Internet service provider and mobile provider in Romania. It is Romania's largest GSM network operator[2] which is majority owned by Orange S.A. that also uses some of the Telekom Romania infrastructure, the biggest initial investor, who gradually increased its ownership.

Between 1997 and April 2002, the company was named Mobil Rom, operated under two brand names Dialog (for monthly subscription plans, in Romanian means "dialogue") and Alo (for prepay services). In April 2002, after France Télécom gained a majority stake it was re-branded to comply with the group's global strategy. As of December 2012, Orange Romania has 10.3 million mobile subscribers.[1]

Orange is in head-to-head competition with Vodafone Romania for one of the most dynamic mobile telephony markets in south eastern Europe. Currently the mobile penetration is at about 115% (active users only). Orange edged ahead of Vodafone (formerly Connex) in terms of number of subscribers in September 2004. They are the main mobile telephony operators, with Orange having a market share of almost 38% of the total market (active and inactive users).

Orange România also controls 4% of the Moldovan operator Orange Moldova.

Radio frequency summary

The following is a list of known frequencies which Orange uses in Romania:

Frequencies used on the Orange Romania Network
MCC MNC Frequency Band number Protocol (Downlink/Uplink speed) Class Notes
226 10 900 MHz 8 GSM/GPRS/EDGE 2G
226 10 900 MHz 8 UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+ (21.6 Mbit/s/5.76 Mbit/s) 3G
226 10 2100 MHz 1 UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (43.2 Mbit/s/5.76 Mbit/s) 3G
226 10 1800 MHz B3 LTE (142 Mbit/s/47.5 Mbit/s) 4G Downlink speeds can be up to 355.6 Mbit/s through CA_3A_7A_20A
226 10 2600 MHz B7 LTE (992 Mbit/s/470.5 Mbit/s) 4G Downlink speeds can be up to 355.6 Mbit/s through CA_3A_7A_20A
226 10 800 MHz B20 LTE (71.2 Mbit/s/25 Mbit/s) 4G Downlink speeds can be up to 500Mbit/s through CA_3A_7A_20A
226 10 700 MHz B28 LTE (71.2 Mbit/s/25 Mbit/s) 4G Downlink speeds can be up to 150Mbit/s
226 10 1500 MHz B32 LTE 4G Limited network development (2024-03)
An Orange Shop in Iaşi- a retail shop for Orange services and mobile phones.

See also


  1. ^ a b "Financial indicators in Romania". Orange. 2013-06-13. Archived from the original on August 11, 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-10.
  2. ^ "Orange: Growth undermined by roaming and interconnection". Ziarul Financiar. Archived from the original on 2008-05-10. Retrieved 2008-05-18.