Locked content Inea with PLN 900 mln financing for fiberoptic network

Broadband network provider Inea, owned by Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (MEIF5), has secured PLN 930 million financing from a consortium of eight financial institutions, the company stated. The funds are earmarked for the construction of fiberoptic network within the “Digital Poland” Oper...

Locked content Impel to deliver broadband network for Orange for PLN 120 mln

A consortium of companies from the Impel group has won a tender for building a broadband network with an estimated net value of PLN 120.2 million for Orange Polska, Impel stated. The network is to be built in the Szczecin area, northwestern Poland, between April 27, 2018 and July 31, 2020. The deal ...

Locked content Poland to lend PLN 1 bln for broadband infrastructure

Poland will allocate PLN 1 billion in preferential loans to telecom firms for investments into broadband infrastructure, Ministry of Digital Affairs announced. Loans will be capped at PLN 10 million per investment and will be granted for up to 15 years. Funds will be used for investments aimed to in...

Locked content Poland last in EU broadband access ranking

Poland came last in a ranking of fixed broadband internet connections in the EU. With just 7.15 million people having access,18.9 percent of the country was connected to broadband internet. Poland was once again overtaken by Romania and Bulgaria with 21 and 22.6 percent of coverage respectively. The...

Locked content Alcatel-Lucent working with Polish gov’t to extend ultra-broadba...

Alcatel-Lucent  is to cooperate with the Polish government and local authorities to extend ultra-broadband access to up to eight million people in previously underserved areas in the east of the country, through the deployment of the company’s IP/MPLS and agile optical networking technology, the com...

Locked content Gov’t to spend €1 bln on hi-speed internet

Open consultations regarding blank spots on Poland’s map of broadband internet access will be launched on March 16, Minister of Administration and Digitization Andrzej Halicki informed. The ministry wants to spend some €1 billion on providing Poles with internet of at least 30 Mb/s. The funds ...

Locked content Poland is working on high speed internet

Poland has so far 17,000 km of fiber optic cable and it is going to expand its network to 45,000 km by the end of Q3 of this year, the Minister of Administration and Digitization, Andrzej Halicki informed. The investment is financed from the EU budget and is worth PLN 4.5 billion. The main aim is...

Locked content Orange provides thrifty internet service in deregulated regions

The broadband internet service in 78 municipalities in Poland has been deregulated. This includes many of the major cities (e.g. Warsaw, Wrocław, Katowice). Lower prices will be available for consumers in these regions in accordance with the new rules and packaged by Orange in a “Geopromotion....