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This article describes the RCS&RDS SA company based in Romania.
Type Private
Founded 1993
Headquarters Bucharest, Romania
Industry Telecommunications
Products Telephone, Internet, Wireless, Television
Revenue $400 million (2007)
Employees 5,500 (2007)

RCS&RDS is one of the largest Romanian and Eastern European telecoms, offering nation wide satellite television, cable television, cable internet, VOIP, and 3G services. The company, which is based in Bucharest, Romania, was formed in April 2005 by the de jure merging of Romania Cable Systems (RCS) and Romania Data Systems (RDS) (the companies were under the same ownership from the very beginning and operating de facto as a single unit long before that).

As of 2007[1], the company has:



  • Residential or Business broadband connection on cable or FTTB infrastructure or Optical Fiber.
  • Residential or business VOIP on cable or FTTB infrastructure.
  • Satellite television and Cable television.
  • Digi.mobil: 3G mobile telephony and mobile internet.

RCS&RDS Digital TV Channels

Beside the basis package, it includes additional subscriptions.


RCS&RDS is Romania's first and largest adopter of the FTTB concept. In addition to its own, the company is aggressively acquiring smaller ventures possessing such as infrastructures, usually in the form of "Neighborhood Networks" (ro: Retea de cartier).

RCS&RDS also operates a virtual mobile network over Movistar in Spain, for the Romanians living in this country.


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