The Timiş Online (tion.ro) is the most read news portal in the western country. Launched in 2003, the Timiș Online was the first news site of Timișoara and a pioneer in the past 14 years. With an average of 35.000 readers per day and about 60.000 fans on Facebook, the Timiş Online has got permanent audience formed of faithful readers, therefore in a study created by the Timișoara European Cultural Capital Association it was chosen the most influential portal of the area.
In the past years, the editorial staff of the tion.ro tried to get close to the readers by launching some success campaigns, among them “Don’t park like a jerk” or “Is your bicycle stolen? tion.ro helps you find it”.
Several dozen letters arrive from the readers each week to the editorial office or to Facebook because the editorial staff has always helped solve the city problems.
The Timiş Online was the first portal that supported the candidacy of Timișoara for the European Cultural Capital title, which this city could win.
Over the past years the Timiș Online brand was associated with some success events, like Revolution Festival (the biggest music festival of Timișoara) or Uniter Gala organized at the National Theatre.
For the above reasons, even if the market is full of news sites, the tion.ro continues to be the most representative media brand of Timișoara and Timiș county in the coming years.