Cyfrowy Polsat buys ipla, teams up with Polkomtel

13 Mar 2012

Polish satellite internet service provider (ISP), IPTV operator and satellite TV provider, Cyfrowy Polsat has snapped up Polish-language online video service ipla. According to Broadband TV News, Cyfrowy Polsat paid PLN150 million (USD47.9 milllion) for ipla, which offers 20 TV Channels, and video on demand (VoD) services to around 1.4 million customers.

Cyfrowy Polsat will also be partnering with Polkomtel, both controlled by Polish billionaire Zygmunt Solorz-Zak, to sell joint offerings, reports Telecompaper. Polsat will be offering wireless services under Polkomtel’s Plus brand, whilst Polsat’s Satellite TV services will be made available to Polkomtel customers. A double-play package will be available from both operators.

Poland, Cyfrowy Polsat, Plus (Polkomtel)