The Polish alternative telco Netia has restated its aim of launching an IPTV service.
Commenting on its TV plans in a full year and Q4 results release, it says: “Netia remains committed to introducing a commercially viable TV offer into its product portfolio as the provision of 3play services is considered important in supporting ARPU and improving customer retention in the medium term.”
Netia launched a commercial triple play pilot in the cities of Torun and Wroclaw last December, with an IPTV offer, including HD channels, developed in cooperation with a local partner and internet access of up to 50 Mbps (copper, VDSL) and 100 Mbps (Ethernet).
Depending on the results of the pilot, Netia plans to upgrade its existing networks to Next Generation Access (NGA) standard.
Netia had 690,247 broadband subscribers as if the end of 2010, up 23% on a year earlier.