Polsat’s Plus first up with 5G in Poland

Plus, the mobile unit of Polsat Group, the Polish free and pay TV broadcaster, has launched the country’s first 5G mobile network. Plus, operated by Polsat company Polkomtel, is operating 100 mobile transmitters across seven cities – Warsaw, Gdańsk, Katowice, Łódź, Poznań, Szczecin and Wrocław The operator plans to extend its coverage to the whole […]

Cyfrowy Polsat and Netia unveil joint marketing initiative

Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat and fixed-line service provider Netia are launching their first joint marketing initiatives since Cyfrowy Polsat agreed to take a minority stake in the operator in December. Cyfrowy Polsat and mobile arm Plus will offer Netia services with a discount available for SmartDOM subscribers. The pay TV operator will provide […]

Cyfrowy Polsat to sell insurance to subscribers

Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat is adding insurance products to the range of services it sells to customers. Cyfrowy Polsat and mobile sister company Plus have teamed up with Sopot-based Polish insurance group Ergo Hestia to offer car, home or travel insurance via their respective points of sale. The TV group and Ergo Hestia […]

Cyfrowy Polsat sees revenue grow as internet subs rise

Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat saw its revenue grow by 6% on a like for like basis in the first half of the year to PLN838 million (€197 million), thanks to the sale of telecoms products and services. Including Metelem Group – the holding company of mobile operator Plus’s owner Polkomtel – which was […]

Cyfrowy Polsat to sell DVB-T-enabled smartphones

Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat is to launch a series of mobile phones with DVB-T tuners built in as part of its rollout of LTE services. The operator said it planned to the be the first in the Polish market to offer smartphones with integrated DVB-T tuners that will allow users to watch broadcast […]

Multimedia Polska to launch MVNO

Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska is to become an MVNO after striking a deal with Polkomtel, operator of the Plus network.  The deal will give Multimedia Polska wholesale access to the Plus network, allowing it to provide a full range of retail mobile services, including roaming and access to premium numbers. Polkomtel will provide customer […]

Cyfrowy Polsat buys majority stake in mobile telco Polkomtel

Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat has agreed to buy a majority stake in mobile telco Polkomtel,  in a deal worth roughly PLN5.15 billion (€1.23 billion) that it said will establish it as “the largest media-telecommunications group in Poland.” Cyfrowy Polsat said it had agreed to buy an 83.8% stake in Metelem Holding Company Limited, the firm that holds full control over Polkomtel – […]