UPC Poland


Polish regulator opens consultation on regulating cable access

Polish communications regulator the UKE  has opened a consultation on regulating cable access networks in multiple dwelling units. The UKE said that the new rules were “designed to meet the needs of telecommunications undertakings, while not interfering with the operation of infrastructure operators.” The watchdog has proposed creating a tool to be used by market […]

UPC Poland adds download-to-view to Horizon Go

Liberty Global-owned Polish cable operator UPC Polska has introduced download to view on its Horizon Go mobile TV product. The new feature allows Horizon Go users to download video-on-demand content to their mobile device for offline viewing. The new functionality is available for users of iOS and Android devices. The download feature can be used […]

UPC Poland names chief marketing officer

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Poland has made two senior management appointments, following a change in the management structure of the company that came into force on November 15. The cable operator has named Bogdan Bucurei as chief marketing officer, while Jerzy Gołębiowski, board member responsible for strategy, has added the role of B2B director […]

Multimedia Polska calls off merger with Vectra

Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska has called off its planned merger with Vectra after failing to agree on key terms, according to local press. Multimedia Polska pulled out of the deal, which would have seen Vectra acquire 100% of its shares, after the pair failed to agree terms within the deadline they had set for […]

UPC Poland adds Polsat premium sports channels

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Poland has added premium sports channels from Polsat to its programming line-up, giving subscribers access to UEFA Champions League and Europa League football ahead of today’s kick-off the 2018-19 Champions League season. UPC has added Polsat Sport Premium 1 and 2 and four Polsat Sport Premium pay-per-view services to its […]

UPC Poland passes Connect Box milestone

Liberty Global-owned Polish cable operator UPC Poland has passed the milestone of deploying half a million advanced Connect Box DOCSIS gateways. The Connect Box uses advanced smart WiFI technology to provide an optimal connection to the internet form anywhere in the home, and facilitates connection of multiple devices by actively managing the distribution of resources, […]

Liberty Global drops Multimedia Polska takeover

Liberty Global has withdrawn its €690 million takeover offer for Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska, the company has confirmed. Liberty said that it was dropping the deal after “failing to agree on revised commercial terms with the sellers that take into account current regulatory and market conditions.” “We remain confident in the business prospects of our […]

New CEO for UPC Poland

Robert Redeleanu is to take over from Frans-Willem de Kloet as CEO of Liberty Global-owned UPC Poland. Redeleanu, who is currently CEO of UPC Hungary and Romania, will replace De Kloet, who is leaving the company, on April 1. Redeleanu has served as CEO of UPC Romania since 2013, taking responsibility for the Hungarian operation […]

Multimedia Polska wards off decline as it awaits OK for Liberty deal

Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska has seen its revenues dip slightly, with EBITDA remaining stable for the first half, a result hailed by its CEO as “moderately positive” in a situation where the operator’s performance has been negatively affected by a regulatory delay in approving its acquisition by Liberty Global. Revenues dipped by 2% year-on-year […]

Multimedia Polska sells energy unit

Orange Poland has agreed to acquire Multimedia Energia, the energy utility arm of Gdynia-based cable operator Multimedia Polska for PLN37 million (€8.7 million). Liberty Global-owned UPC Poland is in the process of securing regulatory approval for the acquisition of Multimedia Polska, the number three cable operator in the country. Liberty Global agreed to acquire Multimedia […]

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