Netia grows its TV base in disappointing quarter

Polish service provider Netia grew its TV customer base to 72,805 at the end of September, up 57% year-on-year and up 2% on the previous quarter. Netia had 890,000 fixed broadband customers at the end of September, flat year-on-year and down 2% quarter-on-quarter, which it attributed in part to increased competition. Mirosław Godlewski, Netia’s CEO, […]

Belgian broadcaster taps Netia for archive digitisation

Sonuma, the subsidiary of Belgian broadcaster RTBF responsible for the digitisation and commercialisation of audiovisual archives, is using Netia’s Content Management System (CMS) to digitise a substantial proportion of RTBF’s 120,000-hour radio and television archive, giving the broadcaster’s journalists, columnists and technicians a richer resource to use in their work. Sonuma is using the Netia […]

Netia sees strong TV take-up, RGU growth set to slow

Polish service provider Netia ended June with 71,274 TV subscribers, a year-on-year increase of 46%. Overall RGU numbers increased to 2,785,339 during the second quarter from 2,752,346 a year earlier. However, Netia is revising its guidance from a total of 2,900,000 RGUs at the end of the year to 2,750,000. ARPU from TV services increased […]

Netia Player adds Tuba.FM

Polish IPTV operator Netia has added internet music service Tuba.FM to its Netia Player TV service. Tuba.FM offers access to several hundred music stations, including popular over-the-air services Radio TOK FM, Radio Złote Przeboje and Radio Roxy, as well as thousands of user-generated services. Tuba.FM is owned by Agora Radio Group. Tuba.FM is the latest […]

Netia adds TVN Meteo to online TV service

Polish IPTV provider Netia is adding weather channel TVN Meteo to its Netia Player online TV service. The TVN Meteo app will give viewers access to 14-day weather forecasts, videos and other information from Poland and around the world. Netia Player gives access to a wide range of TV content and movies as well as […]

Netia Player adds TVP sports player

Polish cable operator Netia has added the sport on-demand platform Sport.TVP.PL to its Netia Player hybrid platform. The sports service, operated by broadcaster TVP, is airing all matches from the Euro 2012 football tournament live, along with highlights and player interviews. After the tournament, Sport.TVP.PL will deliver coverage from various events, including the Olympics Games. […]

Netia appoints CEO as owners step down

Polish service provider Netia has appointed Philippe Fort as CEO. Fort is the former president of Netia’s Supervisory Board, and has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications sector with organisations including British Telecom, Alcatel, Ericsson and Atos. Fort joined France Telecom in 2000 and has been managing director of GlobeCast, Netia’s owner, […]

Netia sees IPTV growth

Polish service provider Netia had 61,800 IPTV subscribers at the end of the first quarter, up 22% from the end of last year. ARPU from TV services was PLN44 (€10), up from PLN35 a year earlier. Netia had 2.793 million revenue-generating units at the end of March, up 4,000 on the end of 2011. Broadband […]

Netia attracts 6,000 subs to new platform

Polish telco Netia ended 2011 with 6,261 subscribers to its new hybrid IPTV/DTT platform, up from 1,929 the previous quarter. That figure included 1,092 subscribers to HBO Go, which Netia began offering last November. Netia subsidiary, Telefonia Dialog, ended the year with 43,379 IPTV subs, up from 42,952 the previous quarter. Netia said it planned […]

Netia launches hybrid TV platform with Netgem

Polish telco Netia has launched a TV service using technologies from France-based set-top and home gateway company Netgem. Netgem is providing Netia with middleware and hybrid DTT/IP set-top boxes. The connected TV service offers HBO’s OTT on-demand platform HBO GO, which subscribers can watch on various devices including smartphones and tablets. The addition of TV […]

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