Poland

Orange reports strong TV gains

Stéphane Richard

Orange reported 7.41 million IPTV and satellite TV customers for the three months ending March 31, up from 6.64 million a year earlier marking an… Read more

Cyfrowy Polsat studying debt options

Polsat

Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat has confirmed that it is studying the feasibility of refinancing its existing debt to simplify its debt structure and… Read more

Internet TV to replace linear in 20 years, says Netflix

Netflix co-founder and CEO, Reed Hastings

Over the next 20 years internet TV is going to replace linear TV as the way that people consume video, according to Netflix president and… Read more

Popcornflix expands into Middle East, Latin America

Popcornflix

Free movie and TV show streaming app Popcornflix has launched in 36 new countries – including 16 countries in the Middle East and 16 in Latin America. … Read more

Pre-MIPTV interview series: Jim Samples, Scripps Networks Interactive

Jim Samples crop

Scripps Networks Interactive made news recently with its acquisition of a majority stake in Polish broadcaster TVN. Jim Samples, president, international at the company talked… Read more

UPC Poland names customer service chief

Konrad Skorczynski

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Poland has promoted Konrad Skórczyński to director of customer services. Skórczyński, who was previously senior manager of the technical support… Read more

nc+ to switch Canal+ line-up

Polish pay TV operator nc+ is to change its line-up of Canal+ channels in May, adding Canal+ Discovery and Canal+ Sport 2 and replacing other… Read more

Cyfrowy Polsat introduces two-channel recording

cyfrowy polsat

Polish pay TV provider Cyfrowy Polsat has introduced the ability to record two programmes simultaneously on its PVR HD 7000 set-top boxes. Users will also… Read more

T-Mobile Polska appoints Netia chief as new CEO

Adam Sawicki

Deutsche Telekom-owned T-Mobile Polska has appointed Netia CEO Adam Sawicki as its next chief executive, effective June 1.  Sawicki is currently chief exec and president… Read more

Viacom replaces Blink! with Paramount Channel HD in Poland

Paramount channel

Viacom International Media Networks has withdrawn Blink!, its joint-venture channel with Endemol, from the Polish market and replaced the service with Paramount Channel HD.  Paramount… Read more