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.   »

  • Pinebridge to sell AKTA for €100m

    Pinebridge, the US-Asian investment fund and a majority stakeholder of AKTA, a Romanian cable TV operator, plans to sell the company for over €100m, reports AKTA, which annual revenues reach over €50m, is the third largest player on the local cable TV market, followed by… »

  • Orion: 3m subs in Q1 2017

    Russian satellite operator, Orion, ended Q1 2017 with almost 3m subscribers. It was about 1% more in comparison with Q4 2016. The ARPU indicator (average revenue per user) reached RUB 104 (€1.7) for a budget package and RUB 284 (€4.7) for the average price in Q1 2017… »

  • 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 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 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… »

  • Romania’s Digi to launch IPO

    One of the leading providers of telecommunications and pay TV services in Romania, Digi, plans to launch an IPO (Initial Public Offering) of ordinary shares of class B on the Bucharest Stock Exchange in May. The offer will allow investors to benefit from company’s management team’s… »

  • O2: wireless internet for Slovakian villages

    A provider of mobile service in Slovakia – O2, plans to ensure high-speed wireless internet access to suburban districts and areas with single-family houses, according to Currently, O2 provides wireless internet access to households and businesses in more than 160 villages in… »

  • 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 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… »