Industry Telecommunications
Founded 1993
Headquarters Bucharest, Romania
Number of locations
308 (in Romania as February 2016)
Area served


Key people
Damian Alexandru
Products Telephone, Internet, Wireless, Television
Revenue 476 million (2013)
Number of employees
6,500 (2009)[1]
Website rcs-rds.ro

RCS & RDS (formerly Romanian Cable System & Romanian Data System) is one of the biggest telecommunication operators in South-Eastern Europe and the largest cable and satellite television company in Romania.[2][3] It offers cable television, cable internet, VOIP, 3G services and since 2004 satellite television (Digi TV).

It provides services in Romania, Spain, Hungary, Italy.[2]

The company is controlled indirectly by RCS Management.[4] The shareholders of this company are:[4]


Digi TV, the Romanian platform of RCS & RDS

The company, which is based in Bucharest, Romania, was formed in April 2005 by the de jure merger 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,[5] the company has:

It is controlled by Zoltán Teszári, the wealthiest IT entrepreneur in Romania.[3]

In 2014 the company controlled the fourth largest mobile operator in Romania, and succeeded in winning a mobile operator licence in Hungary (to be deployed by 2016).[6]


RCS&RDS Digital TV Channels

Beside the base package, it offers additional subscriptions.[7]

RCS&RDS Digi.Mobil in Romania

The following is a list of known frequencies which Digi.Mobil employs in Romania:

Frequencies used on the Digi.Mobil Romania Network
MCC MNC Frequency Band number Protocol Class Notes
226 05 900 MHz 8 UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+(21.6 Mbit/s/5.76 Mbit/s) 3G RCS&RDS started using this frequency band from 6 April 2014 for better indoor coverage.
226 05 2100 MHz 1 UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+(21.6 Mbit/s/5.76 Mbit/s) 3G
226 05 2100 MHz 1 LTE (37.5 Mbit/s) 4G FDD-LTE network launched on 6 October 2016[8]
226 05 2600 MHz 38 LTE-TDD (112 Mbit/s) 4G TDD-LTE network launched on 1 October 2015

RCS&RDS Digi.Mobil in Hungary

Frequencies used on the Digi.Mobil HungaryNetwork
MCC MNC Frequency Band number Protocol Class Notes
216 03 1800 MHz 3 LTE (50 Mbit/s) 4G Deployment in progress.[9]



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