Liberty Global’s UPC Polska has decided to withdraw its application to take over Multimedia Polska, Poland’s third largest cable operator.
UPC’s Horizon is now received in 500,000 homes in Poland, with around 500 ordering the product each day.
Robert Redeleanu will become the CEO of UPC Polska on April 1. Hitherto the CEO of UPC in Hungary and Romania, he will replace Frans-Willem de Kloet, who will leave the company at the end of this month.
UPC Polska plans to introduce 4K services in Poland in 2019, according to Frans-Willem de Kloet, the company’s MD and CEO.
Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) will make a ruling on Liberty Global’s proposed acquisition of Multimedia Polska in the first quarter of 2018.
UPC Polska has extended its fibre network to Szczecin.
UPC Polska’s fibre offer, which includes internet access at up to 500Mbps, is now available on over 85% of its network.
The Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska continues to be hampered by the delay in the competition authority UOKiK’s decision on its acquisition by UPC Polska.
Poland’s leading cable operator UPC Polska has added the channels Eleven, Eleven Sports and Eleven Extra to its UPC Biznes offer.
The Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has submitted competition concerns about the proposed takeover of Multimedia Polska, the country’s third largest cable operator, by the market leader UPC.