Orange launches operator-branded 5G smartphone

Orange has launched what it describes as the industry’s first operator-branded 5G smartphone in Europe, tested on its 5G networks for early adopters.  The Neva Jet smartphone will initially be available on existing networks 3G and 4G networks in select markets, starting with Poland. It will then be available on Orange’s commercial 5G networks across […]

Cyfrowy Polsat boosted by multiplay take-up

Over a third of Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat’s contract customers now subscribe to a multi-play offering, with the company posting solid growth in the number of contract services sold in the three months to September. Cyfrowy Polsat said that the number of multiplay customers increased by 220,000 year-on-year to end with two million, […]

Canal+ Polska completes acquisition of majority stake in film distributor

Canal+ Polska has completed its purchase of a majority stake in local film distributor Kino Świat, opening the way for it to develop new business through ownership of the rights to distribute a catalogue of over 2,000 hours of films and 1,200 TV productions. The deal gives Canal+ Polska owner ITI Neovision a 70% stake […]

Canal+ Polska marketing chief Balicki quits

Polish pay TV operator Canal+’s marketing chief Jacek Balicki has resigned, with the company deciding to divide his responsibilities going forwards. Balicki, who has been with the operator, owned by Canal+ and Discovery-owned TVN, since 2014, resigned from the Canal+ management board to get involved in a new project outside the company. Balicki’s responsibilities will […]

Cyfrowy Polsat and Discovery team up to create Polish OTT JV

Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat and Discovery are to create a joint OTT TV platform for the Polish and international markets. The new offering will provide access to Polish films, series, documents, sports and entertainment programs in one place. The offer will include a wide range of local TVN and Polsat productions as well as […]

Polish cable operators tap Insys for TV platform

Polish system integrator Insys Video Technologies has deployed its InsysGO platform for three local cable TV operators: Elsat, TEL-KAB and Telkab. The company said that the deployments enabled subscribers to watch a range of TV channels live and have access to Insys VOD Premium movies on demand. Both Elsat from Ruda Śląska, TEL-KAB from Pruszków […]

T-Mobile becomes first Polish operator to integrate Amazon Prime Video

T-Mobile Polska has become the first Polish service provider to add Amazon Prime Video to its TV offering, available to subscribers as of yesterday. Current and new Magenta 1 customers and subscribers to the operator’s other mobile service will be able to subscribe and pay for Amazon Prime Video as part of their account. T-Mobile […]

Nc+ changes name to Canal+ and launches series of promos

Polish pay TV operator nc+ has changed its name by adopting the Canal+ brand, with an advertising campaign launched yesterday to promote the shift. The pay TV service is offering a number of promotions to encourage new subscribers to sign up. Those signing up for a 24-month contract will receive the service free of charge […]

Cyfrowy Polsat boosted by multi-play and contract services growth

Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat was boosted by solid growth of multi-play customers and contract services in the second quarter. The group saw its multi-play base rise by 15% year-on-year to 1.9 million, or 34% of its overall contract customer base. The number of revenue-generating units counted by the operator rose to 5.71 millin, […]

Cyfrowy Polsat launching catch-up TV, time-shifting and restart on Evobox HD

Polish pay TV provider Cyfrowy Polsat has added catch-up, time-shifted TV and restart TV functionality to its Evobox HD set-top boxes. The pay TV provider is launching seven day catch-up TV for selected programmes, free of charge to subscribers, along with time-shifting , giving subscribers the ability to pause and rewind selected programmes for up […]