The Polish Chamber of Electronic Communications (PIKE) has issued a strongly worded statement criticising draft proposals by the Office of Electronic Communications (UKE) that would open up the networks of the six leading cable operators to other parties.
Poland would be unwise to follow the Hungarian model when it introduces limits on media concentration.
The Polish Chamber of Electronic Communications (PIKE) has made a direct appeal to the country’s parliament (Sejm) to reject amendments to the law governing receiver licence fees.
Poland’s leading cable association PIKE has called for an immediate halt to work on a new law on receiver licence fees.
Seven leading Polish media and telecom industry associations have appealed to the European Commission to intervene against proposed amendments to the law on receiver licence fees.
SPI International’s Kino Polska will take a 49% stake in Cable Television Networks & Partners (CTNP) for PLN10 million (€2.37 million) if the decision by the Polish National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) to award the latter a licence to operate a channel on the eighth DTT multiplex (MUX-8) is final.
Poland’s leading cable industry association PIKE is one of ten likely bidders for a slot on the upcoming eighth DTT multiplex (MUX 8).
The cable industry is ideal for private investment and this should be encouraged by a good regulatory strategy, according to Matthias Kurth, executive chairman and member of the executive committee at Cable Europe.
The troubled new Polish DTH platform nc+ has intensified its efforts to cooperate with the country’s cable industry.
PIKE 2012 – Jachranka. Poland’s cable industry, despite finding itself in a period of consolidation, faces challenges from a number of sources.