• Poles getting used to DVB-T

    Poles getting used to DVB-T According to a survey of ARC Rynek i Opinia, which was carried out on the sample of 1,000 Polish internet users, 21% of the respondents use the digital terrestrial television (DVB-T). Nevertheless, 44% of those surveyed have subscribed to a paid satellite TV platform, 27% have used CaTV, while 2% declare that they do not have access… »

  • PMR Insight: Liberty Global struggling in CEE

    PMR Insight: Liberty Global struggling in CEE  Liberty Global, a CaTV operator active in 14 countries, has released its financial report for the first half of 2014. In Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) the total revenues of the company rose only by 1.9% year-on-year to $579.9m (€432.76m) compared to $569.3m (€424.85m) reported a year earlier. It seems that Liberty Global… »

  • WiFi at hotels is free in CEE countries

    WiFi at hotels is free in CEE countries The study conducted by the software company Kayak, shows that majority of hotels all over the world offers free WiFi directly in the hotel rooms or in a lobby. Availability of this service became an important factor for customers looking for a place to spend their vacation. That is why the owner of the Kayak travel search engine analysed… »

  • New technologies in mobile phones

    New technologies in mobile phones An international research agency commissioned PMR to conduct a study on telecommunications services in Poland. The project concerned mobile phone usage in persons aged 14 to 65. »

Expert view

Polish telecommunications market – regional differences

Zoran Vuckovic
IT&Telecoms Analyst, PMR

The telecommunications market in Poland recorded a several percent decline in 2013 as compared to 2012. The research conducted by PMR shows that the picture varied considerably, not just between service segments but also from one voivodship to another. The regional differences in the Polish telecommunications market are often traceable to different macroeconomic or demographic characteristics of the voivodships. One such differentiating factor is… »

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