News for ICT (IT & telecommunications) market

  • Exatel: who wins the battle?

    Two Polish state-owned companies, Research and Academic Computer Network (NASK) and Polish Armaments Group (PGZ) can be willing to acquire Exatel, a telecommunications service provider, reported As reported by the newspaper, NASK has recently requested for the audit of the company,… »

  • Polish ICT companies expanding west

    The export value of Polish ICT services rose from PLN 13.4bn (€3.11bn) in 2015 to PLN 16.6bn (€3.85bn) in 2016, reported Central Statistical Office of Poland (GUS). The export of Polish ICT services increased mainly in the US, UK, Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands and Ireland. In the US… »

  • Akamai’s State of the Internet Q4 2016 report

    Akamai has recently published its State of the internet Q4 2016 report, including the data gathered from across Akamai Intelligent Platform. The report covers internet connection speeds and broadband adoption across both mobile and fixed networks. When it comes to the fixed-line networks in… »

  • Action: PLN 156.9m net loss in 2016

    According to the preliminary results, Action, one of the biggest Polish IT distributors, generated PLN 3.16bn (€733m) in sales revenue in 2016 and PLN 156.8m (€36m) net loss. Detailed data were not published yet. In 2015 sales revenue reached PLN 5.3bn (€1.2bn). The management… »

  • Polish people owe telecom companies PLN 822m

    Over 345,000 people in Poland are debtors of telcos, reported KRD Economic Information Bureau. They have over 488,000 unpaid telephone bills with a total value of over PLN 822m. Almost 33% of all debtors come from villages and small cities with up to 10,000 inhabitants. Men account for… »

  • Growing expenses on mobility market in CEE

    Expenditures on the mobility market in Central and Eastern Europe will grow within five years, reported International Data Corporation (IDC). Revenues on business and consumer market will grow from $60.9bn in 2016 to $64.7bn in 2020. The majority of money will be spent on connectivity services.… »

  • Polish SMEs afraid of investing in IT

    Polish entrepreneurs are not willing to spend much money on IT, according to the report “Polish entrepreneur. Self-portrait” conducted in February 2017 among 1,000 representatives of SMEs by Around 67% of small and medium-sized entrepreneurs believe themselves to be… »

  • Nokia extends an agreement with Russian Vimpelcom

    Nokia and Russian provider of telecommunications services, VimpelCom (Beeline brand), signed a five-year contract under which Nokia will manage network operations and field maintenance for VimpelCom's fixed, mobile and transport networks. Nokia, which has been managing services for… »

  • Polish market regulator wants PLN 116m for 450 MHz band

    Orange Polska decided to withdraw from applying for the extension of the 450 MHz band licence due to its high cost. The procedure concerning this issue began in October 2016. It was the first time when the Polish operator had resigned from the allocation of a frequency reservation. Polish telecom… »

  • Number of data centres owned by public administration in Poland exceeds 140

    Data centres owned by public administration in Poland are today a burden for the insitutions as they generate very high costs, believes Leszek Masniak, chief data officer at the Ministry of Digitization, as reported by According to the Ministry of Digitization, currently there are… »