1930 - Telecommunications company Societatea Anonima Romana a Telefoanelor is set up as private company with foreign capital.
1949 - Romania's Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications nationalises the company and transforms it into a department within the ministry.
December 1989 – Rom-Post-Telecom separates from the Ministry as an independent telecommunications, postal service and radio broadcasting company, controlled by the state.
July 1991 – The company renames to Romtelecom from Rom-Post-Telecom, the sole fixed-line telephony provider in Romania.
October 1997 – The company transforms into joint stock company and renames to Romtelecom SA.
December 1998 – Romania's State Ownership Fund (now AVAS) sells 35% in Romtelecom SA to the Cypriot OTE International Investments Ltd, part of Greek telecoms group Hellenic Telecommunications Organisation SA (OTE), for USD 675 mln. The contract provides for payment of USD 400 mln should Romtelecom's value increases over the following three years.
January 2003 – OTE increases its stake in RomTelecom to 54% following a USD 243 mln capital hike.
April 2005 – The company sells its 95.67% stake in local cable TV operator Cable Vision Romania SA to Romanian communications provider Astral Telecom SA for more than USD 8.0 mln.
May 2005 – The company merges with its subsidiary - internet provider Artelecom SA.
July 7, 2005 – Romtelecom SA sells 70% of Romanian mobile phone operator Romanian Mobile Telecommunications SA (former Cosmorom SA) to Greek Cosmote Mobile Telecommunications SA.
July 9, 2008 – Romtelecom SA establishes wholly-owned subsidiary NextGen Communications SRL, active in wired telecommunications activities.
2011 - The Romanian government, which owns 46% of Romtelecom SA, tries to sell its stake on the Bucharest Stock Exchange.
Sept 13, 2014 - The company changes its name to Telekom Romania Communications SA.
Last updated on Mar 26, 2021.