News for ICT (IT & telecommunications) market

  • Asseco Business Solutions to acquire Macrologic

    Polish IT company developing and deploying business management software, Asseco Business Solutions, plans to acquire Macrologic, a provider of ERP systems. Asseco BS announced buying of Macrologic shares, offering PLN 59 (€13.8) per share, which means that the total value of the… »

  • MGM declares bankruptcy

    …Poland, had not transferred right of ownership of its goods on purchasers in 2012.The president of MGM declares, that over the last 11 years of activity, the company always paid taxes. He  adds also, that in the Tax Control Office protocol so called VAT carousel was not mentioned.   »

  • Poland: 42% of SMES use e-commerce

    About 42% of Polish SMEs sell their products via internet, according to the research “Polish consumer in the network”, conducted by home.pl. They own e-shops, use online social networking services (e.g. Facebook) or auction services (e.g. Allegro) to sell goods and services. Their… »

  • Q1 2017: growth in the value of IT tenders in Poland

    The total value of tenders in IT sector rose by ca. 30% in Q1 2017 when compared to Q1 2016, according to Pressinfo.pl. In Q1 2017, 2,483 tendersdirectly related to the IT industry were settled, over a half of them in January. Their overall value reached PLN 1.28bn (€300.6m). It means a growth… »

  • Mediatel and ARP fight for HAWE Telekom

    Mediatel, Polish telecom company and the owner of HAWE Telekom, believes that the Industrial Development Agency (ARP) aims at selling Hawe Telekom and liquidating the company, which would consequently mean the liquidation of the entire capital group Hawe. Hawe Telekom owes ARP PLN 80m (€18.9m)… »

  • Poles watch videos 4 hours a day

    A statistical Pole spends about four hours daily watching video content, according to a study by PwC, reports wirtualnemedia.pl. About 62% of respondents do this on their mobile devices. The most popular online video service in Poland is YouTube, with 74% of viewers, and it is followed by… »

  • Poland: drop in average time spent on watching TV

    A statistical Pole watched TV for 4 hours 22 minutes in 2016, according to the National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT). This period was about 2 minutes shorter than in 2015, the first drop since a few years. Despite the fact that 65.2% of Polish people still subscribe pay TV, more and more… »

  • Comarch acquires Geopolis

    Polish software provider and integrator of advanced IT services and software, Comarch, took over 100% of shares in Polish company Geopolis, specialising in the computerisation of public administration. Comarch acquired copyrights for ERGO software, which enables the distribution of the solution in… »

  • Poland: 15% drop in PC sales at the beginning of 2017

    Computer sales in Poland dropped by 15.3% y-o-y at the beginning of 2017, according to Context. It is associated with a low demand for desktops in companies, which decreased by 14%. Consolidated sales of consumer-targeted PCs in Europe dropped by 4% y-o-y in January and February, while the… »

  • Orange Polska and Sony with pioneering mobile platform for chain store

    Leroy Merlin Polska on 4 April completed the deployment of Mobility, a mobile customer service platform. As part of the project, more than 9,000 Leroy Merlin employees – including the in-store staff at the company’s 55 branches in Poland – have been equipped with… »