News for ICT (IT & telecommunications) market

  • 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… »

  • Wasko: net profit falling by 99% in 2016

    The net profit of Wasko, one of the biggest Polish IT integrators, fell by 81% in the fourth quarter of 2016 to PLN 1.5m (€0.3m) from PLN 7.9m (€1.8m) in the corresponding period in 2015. The sales revenues were lower by 43% and amounted to PLN 70.2m (almost €16m). In the whole… »

  • Polish IT companies accused of bid rigging

    Polish antimonopoly regulator UOKiK (Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection) is investigating an alleged collusion between Polish IT companies leading to bid rigging. The prohibited agreement may concern the three tenders for provision of hosting and collocation services organised by… »

  • IT outsourcing services harmful for projects in public administration?

    Outsourcing of IT specialists could in fact be more expensive and less effective method of implementing IT projects in the public administration in Poland, believes Dominik Zochowski, CEO of Engave, IT services company. In an interview for CRN he states that the reduction of costs may be only… »