News for ICT (IT & telecommunications) market

  • EBRD reduces stake in Polish Cyfrowy Polsat

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) reduced its stake in Cyfrowy Polsat, Polish pay TV operator and the owner of mobile telco Polkomtel, selling 50% of its stake. This sale reflects the company’s successful development and ERBD’commitment to it. The shares,… »

  • Almost 2m Poles access the internet only via mobile apps

    Already 1.7 million Polish internet users use mobile applications only and not visit the websites, according to the survey conducted in Debcember 2016 by Gemius/PBI. The most popular mobile application is Google (52.5% of reach), which precedes YouTube (48%), Messenger (39.5%) and Facebook (34.2%).… »

  • 3S Data Center acquires 50% of shares in IT outsourcing company

    3S Data Center, part of 3S Group, purchased 50% of shares in itWorks, specialising in outsourcing and IT integration. The remaining 50% of shares was acquired by Euvic, a group of smaller Polish IT companies.   All shares were acquired from Polish Enterprise Fund, private equity fund… »

  • Prime Minister's Office in Poland to invite tenders for mobile services

    Government Administration Centre in Poland (a unit subordinate to the Prime Minister's Office) published a preliminary announcement of a tender for mobile services for the government administration. The tender will take place in spring and will cover 140 organizational units, such as government… »

  • Evio withdraws thematic TV packages from its offer

    Starting from 1 February 2017, Evio - the operator of the wholesale IPTV services - is changing its offer. Until now, the company offered two basic packages for PLN 24.90 for clients () and PLN 54.90 (), which could be supplemented by nine thematic and premium packages. From next month, four basic… »

  • Value of IT tenders in Poland fell by PLN 4bn

    In 2016, the number of tenders and orders for services and deliveries associated with the IT industry amounted to 10,383. Out of which, 9 298 public procurements were directly related to the IT industry (not linked to other sectors). The value of all procurements in 2016 amounted to nearly PLN 4 bn… »

  • Kruger & Matz: a 50% increase in sales revenue

    Kruger & Matz is currently the most important brand in Lechpol Electronics’ portfolio (Polish electronics distributor), accounting for 31% of its revenue. In May 2016 the company’s founder, Zbigniew Leszek, handed over the company to his sons. The company relies on investment and… »

  • Netia plans to conquer Polish MVNO market

    Despite many attempts, MVNOs failed to gain a significant position in the mobile market in Poland and to become serious competitors for Polish MNOs Orange, T-Mobile, Plus and Play. Yet, Virgin Mobile (Polish MVNO) still believes that a successful fight with MNOs is possible, as reported by… »

  • Hungarian companies fight against ransomware

    In the last two years, companies operating in Hungary spent almost HUF 500 million (€1.6m) on solutions protecting against ransomware. Simultaneously, according to the latest study by G Data, a half of the respondents claim to have been affected by the malware, reports Budapest Business… »

  • Tech Data signed another agreement with Samsung

    Tech Data, Polish IT distributor, had already been selling Samsung devices such as monitors, multifunction devices, printers, toners, SSD, DRAM and flash memory. Owing to the new agreement, which is valid from January, the company expands its portfolio of Samsung products with smartphones, tablets… »