The Polish cellco Play has announced that it has entered into a preliminary agreement to buy local MVNO Virgin Mobile Polska for PLN60.7 million (USD14.5 million). Play will acquire 100% of the reseller from its partners and major investors including Delta Partners TMT Emerging Markets Growth Fund II and Dirlango Trading & Investments. Virgin Mobile Polska had an estimated 396,000 customers at the end of 2019. It launched in August 2012, reselling capacity on the Play network.
Meanwhile, Play has broken into Poland’s fixed broadband sector, reselling services over the networks of cableco Vectra. It offers three service plans which provide peak download speeds of between 150Mbps and 600Mbps.