Romtelecom’s operating profit came in 20.2% below year-ago level, to €59.3 million.

At the end of March, the carrier had 2,700,587 fixed-line subscribers, down 7.9% from the first quarter 2009.

The company’s DSL and mobile data subscribers increased by 18.5% to 830,633, while the number of TV subscribers (DTH and IPTV) rose 23.4% to 893,757.