Poland


Poland’s Kanał Sportowy launching its own OTT service

Polish sports-themed YouTube channel Kanał Sportowy is investing in a direct-to-consumer OTT service that it says will allow for censorship-free publishing and extended flexibility in creating marketing opportunities for sponsors. The OTT service will enable Kanał Sportowy’s community to follow the sport-related shows of Mateusz Borek, Michał Pol, Tomasz Smokowski, Krzysztof Stanowski and Maciej Sawicki […]

Berenberg positive on NENT Group’s upping of sub targets and EBIT losses

Nordic streaming outfit Nordic Entertainment Group’s (NENT Group) ambitious international rollout plan for Viaplay is “likely to bear fruit in the medium term”, despite increased EBIT losses as it finances it expansion, according to an analysis by Berenberg. At NENT Group’s capital markets day last week the streaming outfit raised its subscriber target for 2025 […]

Xavier Niel’s Iliad to acquire UPC Poland from Liberty Global

Liberty Global has reached a definitive agreement to sell 100% of its operations in Poland to iliad Group’s Polish mobile subsidiary Play. The deal, which will see Liberty Global complete its exit from central and eastern Europe and marks a major expansion for Xavier Niel’s Iliad in the country, values its Polish assets at PLN7 […]

Nordic Entertainment secures NHL for Viaplay Poland

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has signed a five-year exclusive media rights agreement with the US National Hockey League (NHL) to broadcast up to 1,400 live NHL games every season on the Viaplay streaming service in Poland until 2026. The deal expands NENT Group and the NHL’s existing partnership to nine European countries, and reinforces […]

Polish senate rejects anti-Discovery law

The controversial Polish amendment that could see Discovery expelled from ownership of commercial broadcaster TVN has been rejected by the country’s Senate and will now return to the Sejm, the lower house of the bicameral parliament. Ruling Law and Justice party senators were reportedly largely absent from a debate preceding a vote that saw 53 […]

Canal+ Poland names new CTO

Canal+ Polska technology chief Jarosław Kordalewski has been given a role as a consultant to Canal+ International, supervising internationaly technology projects across 40 countries in Europe, Africa and Asia. Kordalewski has been replaced as VP of technology and IT at the Polish pay TV operator by Catherine Carde, who will take her place on the […]

NENT strikes Viaplay deal with Xavier Niel’s Play in Poland

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) and Polish mobile operator Play, owned by France’s Iliad Telecom, have agreed a multi-year distribution deal that will make NENT’s Viaplay streaming service available to Play’s post-paid subscribers. New and renewing subscribers to the Play Now TV service will receive access to Viaplay. Current Play Now TV customers will have […]

Cyfrowy Polsat becomes Polsat Box

Poland’s Cyfrowy Polsat has now officially launched its rebranded pay TV offering under the new Polsat Box label. Polsat Box, which has replaced Cyfrowy Polsat as the brand name for the pay TV service, provides customers with up to 150 TV channels via satellite, IPTV and OTT, as well as access to on-demand sports, movies, series, […]

Liberty Global partners with Plume for intelligent WiFi rollout in Netherlands and Poland

Liberty Global has rolled out an ‘intelligent WiFi’ update to its Connect box routers in three million homes in the Netherlands and Poland in the form of a ‘free upgrade’. The company says that the upgrade will provide its customers with faster and more stagble connections for devices. The cable giant has partnered with intelligent […]

Cyfrowy Polsat unveils new 4K DUO hybrid 4K set-top

Cyfrowy Polsat, the Polish pay TV operator that is to change its name to Polsat Box from September, has unveiled a new hybrid connected 4K set-top that will be a core part of the new offering. The new box comes with what Polsat describes as ‘DUO’ functionality, meaning it can be connected to satellite, IPTV […]

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