The company's revenues amounted to 628 million euros after the first six months last year.

Orange Romania counted 10.354 million clients on June 30, up 2.6 percent over the similar period last year and up 236,000 people over the first quarter.

Its main competitors are Vodafone Romania, the local arm of the world's biggest mobile-phone company by sales, and Cosmote Romania, member of Greece's OTE Group.

The France Telecom group had 186 million clients at the end of the first semester, 6.6 percent higher versus the same period in 2008.