News for ICT (IT & telecommunications) market

  • EU agrees on wholesale data roaming charges

    On 1 February, EC announced that the representatives of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission agreed on how to regulate wholesale roaming markets, as the last step towards the end of roaming charges by 15 June 2017. EU negotiators agreed on the following wholesale caps:… »

  • GSM-R network in Poland for PLN 3bn

    PKP Polish State Railways announced the list of entities interested in participating in a big tender for the construction of the GSM-R network and DWDM networks for Polish railways. The value of the agreement is estimated at PLN 2.8 billion (€0.6bn) to PLN 3.2 billion (€0.7bn). The… »

  • Poland with the cheapest basic pay TV package

    The Teligen division of Strategy Analytics has recently released a new report, Pay-TV prices in OECD countries, November 2016. The report shows the prices and contents of pay TV offers for 115 providers in 31 OECD countries, including the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia. When… »

  • Ingram Micro launching a new warehouse in Poland

    The integration of RRC Poland, a VAD specializing in IT enterprise solutions with the local branch of Ingram Micro, a global wholesale distributor of mobile devices, is expected to be completed in Q4 2017. The company will change its name to Ingram Micro Poland. Thus, the merger of domestic… »

  • Consortium of companies will build data centers for Polish army

    Ministerial Centre for Management of Networks and ICT Services (RCZSiUT) (a subordinate to the Ministry of National Defence, which provides telecom services for military institutions in Poland), will implement the project "Construction and implementation of data centers, processing centers and… »

  • Nordisk Polska: CDMA 450 MHz for emergency response teams

    Nordisk, the subsidiary of Polish mobile operator Polkomtel (part of Cyfrowy Polsat Group), started providing services in CDMA technology at 450 MHz frequency for Pomeranian Regional Office. Nordisk will provide digital dispatch communications services. Under the agreement, Nordisk completed the… »

  • The number of SIM cards in Poland fall by 2.5m in H2 2016

    The number of SIM cards in Poland decreased by 1.494 million in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the data published by the Central Statistical Office. At the end of December, telecom operators had 54.74m SIM cards in their bases, as compared to 56.23m at the end of September and 57.17m at… »

  • Polish state-owned company to acquire Exatel

    In May 2016, Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE) and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ), Polish state-owned company, subordinate to the Ministry of National Defence, signed a letter of intent announcing a change of the ownership of Exatel, one of the major data transmission and line rental operators in… »

  • MCI requested for an approval of acquisition of ATM

    Office of Competition and Consumer Protection in Poland informed that MCI.PrivateVentures FIZ, a subsidiary of MCI Capital SA, requested for an approval of the acquisition of ATM (the owner of Atman data center). In November 2016, MCI signed an agreement with ATP FIZ AN (a fund belonging to… »

  • Polish telco Netia with new services

    Netia, Polish telecom operator, started providing a test internet access service with the speeds of 900 Mbps in selected locations, including Lodz, Bialystok, Szczecin, Krakow, Tychy, Ruda Slaska, Bielsko-Biala, Rybnik, Zabrze, Wroclaw. The coverage will be further increased in the future. The new… »