Locked content Polsat buys TV channels for PLN 103 mln

Broadcaster Polsat group has purchased 100 percent of shares in companies which own TV channels: Eska TV, Eska TV Extra, Eska Rock TV, Polo TV and Vox Music TV, as well as 34 percent of shares in a company holding Fokus TV and Nowa TV. The latter has also signed a preliminary agreement to sell…...

Locked content Polsat hit with PLN 40 million fine

Polish antimonopoly watchdog, UOKiK has fined Cyfrowy Polsat and telecom Polkomtel (both controlled by Polish billionaire Zygmunt Solorz-Żak) with combined fines of over PLN 40 million over misleading ads. UOKiK launched its investigation after a number of complaints from customers of smartDOM and P...

Locked content TVP to sublicense Euro 2016 from Polsat

Polish public broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP) has obtained a sublicense for 11 games from this summer’s Uefa European Championship from Polsat. The value of the contract is unknown. Under the agreement, TVP will broadcast all three group-stage matches of the Polish national team (with North...

Locked content Polsat to launch Polsat World

Polsat, Poland’s biggest satellite television broadcaster submitted a motion to the National Broadcasting Council to obtain a license for establishing its Polsat World channel, the press reported. The new channel is to replace Polsat 2 broadcast in the US, Australia and New Zealand. Polsat wil...

Locked content Polkomtel and Asseco team up on IT integration

Polkomtel, in association with Asseco Poland, will implement Polsat Group’s proprietary product and services sale software. The aim is to utilize the synergy of Polsat’s Plus and Polsat Cyfrowy daughter companies. The project is to be completed by March 2015. A team of 200 experts at Ass...

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While domestic media on demand services in Poland are well established, international players are yet to properly cash in on the market

Locked content EBRD sells Cyfrowy Polsat shares

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has reduced its stake in Poland’s Cyfrowy Polsat. The EBRD has sold off 33% of its shares in the telecom/media company. The remaining shares will remain in EBRD hands. Buyers of the shares included domestic and international institutional in...