Iliad Group

Play unveils new TV service

Iliad Group-owned Polish service provider, Play, has launched a new TV service which includes two variants, New Television combining channel packages with streaming services and TV Max offering a wide portfolio of channels. New Generation Television is a solution that combines the offer of television with video services. Customer will receive 75 popular channels, access […]

Iliad sees strong revenue and sub growth despite pressure on costs

Iliad Group has turned in another strong quarter of subscriber and revenue growth, with revenues up 8% to €2.2 billion and growth in all three of its major markets – France, Poland and Italy. Organic revenues in France were up 7.6% while Italy was up 12.6% and sales in Poland grew by 7.3%. In France, […]

Iliad Group and InfraVia move forward with joint venture

Iliad Group has announced it has completed the sale of a 50% stake in its Polish entity Polski Światłowód Otwarty (PSO) which owns the UPC network infrastructure in Poland to InfraVia. The joint venture announced in June last year, will be jointly controlled by InfraVia and iliad’s Polish mobile operator Play. The existing HFC network, […]

Redge Technologies reports strong revenue growth in 2022

Poland’s Redge Technologies has seen robust revenue growth in the financial year 2022, with record results of a 58% increase in revenue and a 72% increase in EBITDA. In 2022 Redge Technologies reported revenues reached a record EUR 11.93 million, with EBITDA generating EUR 4.59 million. During which the company had boosted its staff count by 36%, […]

Iliad sees huge growth across three countries

Iliad Group, which operates fixed and mobile networks in France, Italy and Poland, saw massive growth in its subscriber base and revenues in all three markets last year. Iliad, which operates under the Free brand in France, added a total of 2.72 million fixed and mobile customers across all three markets, taking the group total […]

Iliad appoints Nicolas Thomas and Thomas Robin to head French brand Free

Iliad’s Group has appointed Nicolas Thomas and Thomas Robin to head its French operator brand Free. Thomas was named chief executive officer and Robin will work alongside him at Free as chief financial officer. The new organisation will come into effect on March 6, 2023. The pair joined the company in 2010 and have held […]

Xavier Niel to compete with TF1 and M6 for DTT frequency

French regulator ARCOM has announced that it received three bids for its recently advertised national DTT frequencies by the January 23 deadline. As expected incumbent operators TF1 and RTL-owned M6 are both seeking renewal of their existing DTT services. But they will face competition from NJJ, the investment vehicle controlled by French telco billionaire Xavier […]

Xavier Niel outfit asks for ‘more time’ to prepare DTT proposal

French telecom and media entrepreneur Xavier Niel’s NJJ Médias unit has asked media regulator ARCOM to give it time to submit a bid to launch a digital-terrestrial TV channel ahead of the renewal of frequencies granted to TF1 and M6. Interviewed by ARCOM yesterday, Iliad Group VP Maxime Lombardini, accompanied by legal advisor François Sureau, […]

Iliad Group posts strong customer growth

France’s Iliad Group has posted strong Q3 results, with solid subscriber growth in its home market and in Poland in particular. In France, where it operates under the Free brand the group added 78,000 net new subs to its fixed-line bsu9iness and 184,000 net new mobile customers. In Poland, the acquisition of cable operator UPC […]

Xavier Niel takes stake in Latin America’s Millicom

French telecoms and media entrepreneur Xavier Niel has taken a 7% stake in Latin America service provider Millicom. Niel, the owner of France’s Iliad Group, with operations in France, Poland and Italy, acquired the stake through Atlas Investissement, owned by his investment vehicle NJJ Holding. Atlas Investissment said that it saw Millicom as “an attractive […]