Cyfrowy Polsat

TVN in tax protest

Scripps Networks Interactive-owned Polish broadcaster TVN has lodged a protest about a tax demand made by the country’s authorities in relation to the sale of the merger of digital platform ‘n’ with Cyfra+ in 2012 to create nc+, before Scripps acquired the company. The tax administration has demanded PLN110 million (€26 million) from TVN in […]

Cyfrowy Polsat wins Polish Champions League battle

Polish free and pay TV provider Cyfrowy Polsat has secured the rights to Champions League and Europa League football in the country. The rights were previously held by the rival pay broadcaster, TVN-backed nc+. Cyfrowy Polsat has secured the rights for the 2018-21 seasons to the two competitions for TV, internet and mobile distribution. The […]

Cyfrowy Polsat turns in solid quarter

Polish pay and free TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat reported a solid first quarter, with revenues up 4.6% to PLN2.389 billion (€566 million) and EBITDA up by 7.4% to PLN929 million. The group had 16.216 million revenue-generating units at the end of the period, down 1.9% year-on-year. Pay TV contract subscribers were up 4.9% to 4.786 […]

Cyfrowy Polsat sees bright future in multi-play strategy

Polish pay and free TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat saw a solid increase in pay TV numbers in the fourth quarter of 2016 thanks to the growing popularity of its multiroom service and increasing sales of OTT paid services. Contract pay TV customers numbered 4.77 million at the end of 2016, up 5.8% year-on-year. Multiroom sales […]

Cyfrowy Polsat extending SmartDOM offering

Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat is extending its SmartDOM offering to encompass gas supply as well as electricity, home security and banking products. SmartDOM customers already have the ability to combine the flagship offering of satellite pay TV and mobile internet and telecoms services with electricity supply, insurance and home security at discounted rates, […]

Cyfrowy Polsat adds new channels

Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat is adding a raft of new channels to its offering. The pay TV operator added movie channels AMC, kids channel TVP ABC from the country’s public broadcaster and sports channel Eleven Extra, all in HD, to its line-up on January 1. It followed with the addition of Super Polsat, […]

Cyfrowy Polsat adds new channels

Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat’s OTT TV service Ipla has added three new channels to its programming line-up. Ipla subscribers will now be able to view factual channels National Geographic and Nat Geo Wild and movie channel FilmBox Action, taking the total number of channels available on the platform to 80. Ipla has also […]

Polish platforms add channels

Polish fixed-line service providers Vectra and Netia and pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat have each unveiled a number of new channel carriage deals. Cable operator Vectra has added sports channel Eleven Extra from Eleven Sports, Discovery History and Polish channels, Metro, WP1 and Nowa TV to its line-up, with Scripps Networks’ Food Channel to […]

Cyfrowy Polsat to premier popular comedy on Ipla OTT TV service

Polish pay TV provider Cyfrowy Polsat is to make up to 14 new episodes of high-rated Polish improvised comedy series Spadkobiercy (The Descendants) available on its Ipla OTT TV service ahead of it being aired on linear TV. The seventh season of the show will be available to Cyfrowy Polsat Go customers as well as […]

Cyfrowy Polsat: satellite has long-term future in Poland

Satellite television has a long-term future in the Polish market but operators also have to adjust to cater to viewing on mobile devices among younger consumers, according to Dariusz Dzialkowski, CTO of leading Polish pay TV provider Cyfrowy Polsat. Speaking at the Digital TV CEE event in Budapest this morning, Dzialkowski said that despite some […]