Locked content EU to be roaming-free by mid-June

The EU Council and the European Parliament agreed to reduce the wholesale caps on roaming fees by 90 percent by June 15, effectively ending the roaming fees throughout the bloc, the Council presidency announced on its website. Under the agreement, on 15 June 2017 the maximum wholesale charge for dat...

Locked content Gaz-System signs agreement to build new gas pipeline

Polish gas transmission operator Gaz-System has signed an agreement to build a new gas pipeline from Lwówek to Odolanów in the Wielkopolska voivodship, the company announced in a press release. The project will be implemented in two phases and is to be completed by 2018. “By the end of 2018, the con...

Locked content Ukrainian workers in Poland will soon be able to roam EU visa-free

The head of an organization that works with Ukrainian citizens who are legally working and living in Poland has stated that many Ukrainians might seek work outside of Poland after they’ll be allowed to enter other EU countries without a visa-free relatively soon. “The Ukrainians in Poland earn...

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 President signs law on UN climate agreement

President Andrzej Duda signed a law on Thursday authorizing the head of state to ratify the UN climate change agreement. This followed the Sejm’s approval of the law on Thursday. This agreement, negotiated last year in Paris, requires states to limit CO2 emissions. The aim is to keep the increase in...

Locked content EU to ratify Paris climate agreement

EU member states agreed on Friday to sign the Paris climate agreement which could happen as soon as this Wednesday. “This is a success. Polish interests will be secured,” Polish Environment Minister Jan Szyszko said. Poland, with its coal based energy mix, was one of the pact’s biggest o...