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 […]

Netia grows TV base

Polish service provider Netia saw its TV base increase by 14% year-on-year to reach 169,000 in June. Residential ARPU remained stable over the year at PLN56 (€13), although the number of services per subscriber rose modestly, from 1.46 a year ago to 1.54 in June. Total revenue-generating units fell by 1.4% over the quarter to […]

Netia makes TV service available for free to drive take-up

Polish service provider Netia is making its TV service free of charge until the end of the year as a promotional offer. In addition to offering its Telewizji Osobistej service at no charge until the end of 2016, the operator will also provide a bundle of internet plus TV for up to PLN15 (€3.40) less than […]

Netia names MEA team

Orange-owned media service provider Netia has named Adel Hamla as its sales manager for the Middle East and Africa, and has named Abderrahmane Bessaih to oversee business development in MEA. Hamla joined the Orange group in 2009 as a sales representative specializing in IP and integration and three years later transitioned into the position of […]

New chief for Netia

Tomasz Szopa has been named as chief executive of Polish service provider Netia. Szopa joined Netia in February 2014 and served as member of the management board with responsibility for its B2C services from April this year. He was previously member of the management board of solar technology specialist Hoven and has also served as […]

Netia sees TV growth

Polish service provider Netia reported 161,000 TV customers at the end of the third quarter, up 20% year-on-year. The company said that 42% of its broadband base on its wholly-owned network now used the TV service. Netia’s overall broadband customers totaled 768,600, with 54% served by Netia over its own access network, compared with 50% […]

Netia to launch new Media Assist module

Netia will use IBC to showcase the AirPlayList 2.0 Module for its Media Assist Software Suite. The Netia Media Assist software suite empowers users to manage all types of content in multiple formats on multiple platforms, according to Netia. The new AirPlayList 2.0 module facilitates automated playout of multiple radio channels simultaneously and with guaranteed […]

Netia and TVN add Eleven Sports services

Polish telecom service provider Netia is adding new sports channels Eleven and Eleven Sports to its TV offering, while broadcaster TVN Group is to add Eleven Sports to its OTT platform The sports channels will be offered as part of Netia’s Sport i Emocje package. The channels will be available free of charge to […]

Netia launches music service for business

Polish service provider Netia has launched a new music streaming service aimed at enterprise customers. The operator is providing a range of music channels for businesses at a price of PLN59.90 (€14.25) a month until the end of September, which it says undercuts current offerings in this market. Thereafter, it will be available for PLN79.90. […]

Poland’s Netia sees TV base grow

Polish telecom operator Netia’s TV base grew by 18% year-on-year to reach 152,000 by the end of June, meaning that 37% of the company’s broadband base use its TV service. Netia said that it had prioritized growth of the TV base through selling TV services to new customers this year, either via its up-to-date next-generation […]