PIKE 2012 – Jachranka. Zygmunt Solorz-Zak, the founder and owner of the Polish national commercial broadcaster Polsat, has ruled out the company taking part in a DTT tender later this year.
PIKE 2012 – Jachranka. The Polish National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) has confirmed that a tender for four frequencies on the country’s first DTT multiplex, due to be vacated by TVP by April 2014, will take place by the end of the year.
PIKE 2012 – Jachranka. Cable operators across the CEE region, as well as in Germany, are confident of achieving the goals of the European Digital Agenda.
PIKE 2012 – Jachranka. Poland’s cable industry, despite finding itself in a period of consolidation, faces challenges from a number of sources.
PIKE 2012 – Jachranka. The launch of Horizon in Poland will offer an opportunity to cooperate with others, according to Simon Boyd, president of UPC Polska.
PIKE 2012 – Jachranka. Poland would like to see as much self-regulation as possible in its VOD sector, according to Krzysztof Luft, a member of the country’s National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT).
PIKE 2011 – POZNAN. Polsat plans to compete on a local level in Poland with the likes of Google once Zygmunt Solorz-Zak acquires Polkomtel, the operator of the Plus mobile network.
PIKE 2011 – POZNAN. UPC Polska president Simon Boyd has criticised the competition authority UOKiK’s view of what constitutes competition in the Polish market in the light of the recent acquisition of Aster by the Liberty Global-owned cable operator.
PIKE 2011 – POZNAN. A new timetable for the transition to digital broadcasting in Poland has been made public for the first time by TVN board member Tomasz Berezowski.
PIKE 2011 – POZNAN. Poland has made mistakes in its rollout of broadband and needs to act now to ensure it uses its allocation of EU infrastructure funding by the end of 2015.