The Polish national commercial broadcaster TVN has under protest paid outstanding tax of PLN110 million (€26 million) related to its sale of the DTH platform n in 2012.
Canal+ Group, ITI and TVN have completed the merger of the pay-TV bouquets in the Polish market.
The Polish DTH platform n ended the third quarter with 991,000 subscribers, or 16% more than a year earlier.
The Polish DTH platforms Cyfra+ and n will continue to compete with each other until at least the end of this year despite receiving permission to merge by the country’s competition authority UOKiK.
Poland’s Office of Consumer and Competition Protection (UOKiK) has finally given the go-ahead to the merger of the DTH platforms Cyfra+ and n.
The Polish DTH platforms Cyfra+ and n have decided not to offer coverage of today’s (Friday, September 7) 2014 World Cup qualifying game between the national team and Montenegro on a pay-per-view basis.
The Polish DTH platform n ended 2011 with 929,000 subscribers. This was 29,000 more than expected and a 15% increase year-on-year.
Crime & Investigation Network has secured carriage on the Polish DTH platform n.
Poland’s ITI Group has strongly denied that or some of its interests, which include the DTH platform n, are up for sale.
The Polish DTH platform n has got off to a solid start this year, ending the first quarter with 830,000 active post-paid subscribers, or 15% more than 12 months earlier.