News for ICT (IT & telecommunications) market

  • Polish SMEs increasingly using cloud

    …into data security. Interestingly, a year earlier only nearly 20% of the respondents perceived cybersecurity as a cloud strong point. Generally speaking, in the previous edition of this research conducted in 2016, each merit was mentioned about two times less likely than in 2017. »

  • Russia: TV ad market 10% up in Q1 2017

    The TV ad market in Russia grew by 10% in Q1 2017, compared to Q1 2016, reports broadbandtvnews.com. The National Advertising Agency (NRA) which controls 95% of TV advertising in Russia, in October 2016 announced, that the cost of TV ads will grow by 15% in 2017, whereas the… »

  • Sigfox network to cover 90% of Slovakia up to 2018

    SimpleCell Networks, a Slovak telecommunications operator, will cover 90% of the country’s territory with Sigfox network for the Internet of Things, according to zive.sk. By the end of 2018, the operator plans to build up to 250 base stations. At present, SimpleCell covers more than 30%… »

  • 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 zf.ro. 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 home.pl. 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 Pressinfo.pl. 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… »