Cyfrowy Polsat introduces a new EVOBOX PVR set-top box
Fri 15 January 2016
On January 15, 2016 Cyfrowy Polsat introduced EVOBOX PVR set-top box to its offer. It is the state-of-the-art and most advanced set-top box among devices offered by satellite TV operators in Poland. The set-top box is produced in the manufacturing plant belonging to Polsat Group located in Mielec.
IPLA broadcasted live the matches of the XII Men’s European Handball Championship Poland 2016
Sun 17 January 2016
In the second half of January 2016, IPLA online television service broadcasted live the matches of the XII Men’s European Handball Championship Poland 2016. Subscribers of Cyfrowy Polsat and customers of Plus network could watch the tournament without any additional charges.
Completion of the debt refinancing of the Group
Mon 25 January 2016
At the end of January, the process of refinancing of the then indebtedness of the Group was completed, which resulted in more beneficial financial terms and higher flexibility with respect to the current operating and investment activities of the Group.
Plus offers the fasted mobile data transmission services according to UKE survey
Sat 30 January 2016
According to the mobile services quality survey, commissioned by the Office of Electronic Communication (UKE), Plus offers the fastest mobile data transmission services. Plus’s mean download rate was 25.19 Mbps. The result was two times higher than the one achieved by Play and 25% better than T-Mobile’s or Orange’s.
Cyfrowy Polsat and Plus presented a new improved equipment for the Home LTE Internet
Mon 01 February 2016
Cyfrowy Polsat and Plus introduced a new improved equipment designed for the Home LTE Internet: ODU-200 external modem and Wi-Fi IDU-200 router which allow for downloading data with the speed of up to 150 Mbps. The set successfully performs a role of the fixed-line Internet at home.
TV Polsat presents the SPRING 2016 programming
Fri 05 February 2016
Spring 2016 in Polsat means well-known productions for which the viewers have been waiting: Your face sounds familiar, The Friends or TOP CHEF, but also new programs, including among others: Say YES! series, Surprise, Surprise show and Małolaty quasi-documentary series.
Network operator is rolling out the first in Poland LTE-Advanced network (300 Mbps)
Wed 10 February 2016
The speed which can be achieved using the LTE Advanced technology is possible thanks to combination of bands from two radio frequencies - 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz, with Plus using 20 MHz of spectrum in each frequency band. First base stations supporting LTE-Advanced technology have already been built in Warsaw.
Cyfrowy Polsat Group acquires Midas Group
Thu 25 February 2016
Cyfrowy Polsat Group, through Polkomtel, acquired Litenite - a company controlling 66% of shares in Midas Group. Under the second stage of the transaction a tender offer for shares was announced to buy back the remaining 34% of shares of Midas Group. The transaction will be financed from Cyfrowy Polsat Group’s own resources.
New channels in Cyfrowy Polsat’s Mobile TV offer
Mon 14 March 2016
On March 14, 2016 the offer of Cyfrowy Polsat’s Mobile TV, which is available in DVB-T, has been extended to include 4 new thematic channels – Polsat Cafe, Polsat Play, Comedy Central Family and TVN Style.
Cyfrowy Polsat GO: new dimension of TV entertainment
Tue 15 March 2016
On March 15, Cyfrowy Polsat introduced new offer called Cyfrowy Polsat GO which will extend the existing package of satellite channels by adding on-line, on-demand access to selected content and to linear channels offered in respective TV packages, as well as access to free and paid VOD content.
Water Planet and Novela TV in Cyfrowy Polsat
Thu 31 March 2016
On March 31, two new thematic channels were added to the offer of Cyfrowy Polsat: Water Planet and Novela TV. Both channels are available in one of the most popular programming packages– Familijny Max HD.
KSW 34: New Order in Cyfrowy Polsat and IPLA
Sun 05 March 2017
Viewers of Cyfrowy Polsat and IPLA had a chance to watch the gala of KSW 34: New Order, which took place on March 5 in Torwar Hall in Warsaw. Subscribers of Cyfrowy Polsat watched the mixed martial arts confrontation without any additional charges on Polsat and Polsat Sport channels.
Cyfrowy Polsat introduced new sports channels: Eleven and Eleven Sports
Sun 10 April 2016
Cyfrowy Polsat, the largest media and telecom group in Poland, has entered into the cooperation with ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK to bring subscribers HD channels, Eleven and Eleven Sports. The Eleven and Eleven Sports channels will bring Cyfrowy Polsat subscribers more than 3,000 hours of live coverage, 500 hours of magazine shows and insights into exclusively available sports including Formula 1®, Spain’s Liga BBVA or Italy’s Serie A TIM.
Polsat announced the launch of a new program for filmmakers
Thu 05 May 2016
Cyfrowy Polsat Group invited filmmakers to submit interesting projects which the Group might support in terms of production, promotion and distribution, under the new program called Digital Filmmakers Zone (Cyfrowa Strefa Twórców). Projects may be submitted via the website www.cyfrowastrefatworcow.pl. The Group also started the cooperation with the Polish Film Institute.
UEFA EURO 2016 in Polsat, Polsat Sport 2 and Polsat Sport 3
Fri 13 May 2016
From June 10 to July 11, 2016, viewers of Cyfrowy Polsat could watch European Football Championships UEFA EURO 2016– all 51 matches, broadcasted live and in HD quality, available on two channels fully dedicated to EURO 2016 – Polsat Sport 2 and Polsat Sport 3. Live broadcasts were also made available via IPLA online television.
Success of Polsat SuperHIT Festival
Fri 20 May 2016
In May 2016, more than 9.2m viewers in total watched Polsat SuperHIT Festival which took place in Sopot. Polsat SuperHIT Festival included three festival days, seven remarkable concerts, over seventy stars, eighty two hits, nearly 300 artists performing on stage, including two artists who received extraordinary Amber Nightingale awards.
Safe summer with Plus, rescue services and TV Polsat
Sat 25 June 2016
A series of summer events started on June 25, during which the operator of Plus network together with TV Polsat and Polsat News as well as in cooperation with rescue services promoted active and safe leisure. LG was the official partner of these events.
Polsat Group implements new integrated IT environment
Fri 01 July 2016
Polsat Group announced starting of the process of implementation of a new integrated system supporting sales and customer care as well as a convergent billing system for its products and services. The system will be implemented in cooperation with HUAWEI who will provide the IT systems and who will assume responsibility for the implementation process as the integrator.
Start of registration of prepaid cards at Plus
Mon 11 July 2016
On July 11, Plus started the communication about registration of prepaid cards, encouraging customers with exceptional offers to register their cards. Plus offered to all prepaid users bonuses and exceptional promotions if they decided to convert to contract or mix offers. The obligation of registration resulted from the provisions of the Anti-terrorist Act and applied to all prepaid numbers for voice and data services.
New IPLA version for iOS devices
Mon 11 July 2016
A new IPLA application for iOS is available on the App Store. The users of iOS mobile devices can download selected VOD content to smartphones and tablets and watch them off-line
“Lawyer” service in Plus offer for business customers
Fri 29 July 2016
Starting from July 29th, JA+ Moja Firma (I+My Company) offer will include an access service in the area of legal counseling provided via phone or e-mail. The service guarantees to the business customers of Plus network an easy and convenient access to reliable legal counsel at very attractive prices.
Plus as an Official Partner of the Holy Father’s Visit to Poland 2016
Sat 30 July 2016
Plus participated in the preparations to the visit of Pope Francis to Poland. As an Official Partner, it has actively supported the preparations to Pope visit at the Jasna Góra Sanctuary in Częstochowa, and together with other operators – also his visit to Brzegi. Plus supported pilgrims at any place they visited, in particular at Jasna Góra Sanctuary and at Pobiednik Wielki airport near Cracow.
New Polsat Sport Fight HD channel
Sun 31 July 2016
A new sport channel of Polsat Group – Polsat Sport Fight – was launched on August 1. Fight sport fans will have a chance to admire the strongest punches or spectacular knockouts in the HD quality channel without advertisements. It will be yet another sport channel, next to Polsat Sport HD, Polsat Sport Extra HD and Polsat Sport News
Transfer your number to Plus campaign.
Wed 10 August 2016
The new advertising campaign of smartDOM program addressed to the subscribers of Cyfrowy Polsat was launched at the beginning of August 2016. It encouraged them to transfer the mobile telephony services to Plus, thanks to which the customers may pay less than half for the monthly access fee and even during the entire term of the agreement.
"I + Insurance" for the customers of Cyfrowy Polsat and Plus
Wed 17 August 2016
On August 17, Cyfrowy Polsat Group in cooperation with ERGO Hestia Insurance Company from Sopot introduced a new proposal for its customers – JA+ Ubezpieczenia (I+ Insurance).
Tomasz Szeląg moves to a stronger position in Cyfrowy Polsat Group
Thu 18 August 2016
Tomasz Szeląg, Polsat Group’s CFO who is responsible for financial matters in Zygmunt Solorz‐Żak’s capital group, became a member of the Supervisory Boards of the Group’s companies. Katarzyna Ostap-Tomann assumed the function of a Management Board Member on Cyfrowy Polsat’s and Polkomtel’s boards.
Over 70 online television channels in IPLA’s offer
Sat 20 August 2016
IPLA has extended its offer with 31 online TV channels. Apart from thousands of VOD materials, popular TV series, kids movies, the richest offer of legal sport broadcasts in Poland, news and video journalism, the users may watch in IPLA as many as 77 online TV channels.
LTE Plus Advanced in the offers of Plus and Cyfrowy Polsat
Tue 23 August 2016
On August 23, Cyfrowy Polsat Group introduced the latest standard of the Mobile Internet– Internet LTE Plus Advanced, which ensures a possibility of downloading data with the speed of up to 300 Mbps.
Autumn programming of TV Polsat
Tue 30 August 2016
In autumn, TV Polsat offered to its viewers proven formats, variations of shows with the participation of stars, but also new shows: a new cabaret show called “Kabaret na żywo” (Live Cabaret) and two para-documentary series: “Gliniarze” (Cops) and “Na ratunek 112” (112. To the rescue), as well as another series of the Rinke Rooyens show in “Rinke behind bars,” while on Thursday evenings the story of “The Friends” continued. “Our new home” show ensured moments of joy and emotions. Sports thrills were provided by our football players – the quarterfinalists of the recent EURO tournament in France.
Next stage of development of the smartDOM Program
Thu 01 September 2016
The offer of comprehensive smartDOM services for homes and families, i.e. the offer which includes telephone services, Internet access, TV, banking, insurance and electricity supply, has been extended by yet another category – household appliances. The appliances will be offered in a pilot program via Plus’s and Cyfrowy Polsat’s sales network.
Polsat Boxing Night Gala: Głowacki vs Usyk in PPV of Cyfrowy Polsat and IPLA
Mon 05 September 2016
The viewers of Cyfrowy Polsat and IPLA watched, in PPV system, the Polsat Boxing Night Gala from Gdynia Arena, during which there were two fights for the world championship.
LTE Plus – the fastest mobile Internet in Poland according to "Komputer Świat"!
Thu 15 September 2016
Plus has won the big test of the Mobile Internet carried out by Komputer Świat monthly. According to the report published in the monthly: Plus still offers the fastest LTE Internet and at the same time it is an unequivocal winner of the entire test.
IPLA online TV on the Android devices with a possibility of watching content off-line
Fri 16 September 2016
In the new version of IPLA application for Android, the users may download the selected VOD materials, including TV Polsat series, to tablets and smartphones and watch them without access to the Internet. The same possibility was made available in July to the users of iOS devices. New functionality makes the IPLA stand out among other VOD applications in Poland.
Polsat Group announces the first projects supported under the Digital Filmmakers Zone
Tue 20 September 2016
Just four months after the launch of the Digital Filmmakers Zone, a program addressed to filmmakers and producers, Polsat Group selected four projects in which it would invest in the forthcoming months. As a result of the cooperation of the program initiators with creators, the viewers will have a chance to watch: a biography of Anna Przybylska, a story inspired by the life of Jerzy Górski, a funny animated series, based on a cult comics series and a comedy about trials and tribulations of a 30-year old single women.
Changes in the membership of the Group’s Supervisory Board
Fri 30 September 2016
On 30 September 2016, Mr. Zygmunt Solorz resigned from the membership in the Company’s Supervisory Board with immediate effect.
Pursuant to the Resolution passed on September 30, 2016 the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company appointed Mr. Tomasz Szeląg and Mr. Marek Kapuściński to the Supervisory Board of the Company as of October 1, 2016. On October 25, 2016 the Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Marek Kapuściński as a Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
20th anniversary of Plus
Sat 01 October 2016
On account of the 20th anniversary, Plus prepared for each of its first customers a special set of gifts worth nearly PLN 14 thousand! To give thanks for the 20 years together, customers who have been in Plus network since the very beginning of its operations, have received smartphones, laptops, tablets, TV sets including services available under smartDOM Program.
Car insurance with Plus
Sun 30 October 2016
Plus introduced another innovative service thanks to which customers may insure their cars individually without a need to meet with the insurance agent. A specials application uBezpiecz (inSure) allows for selecting the most beneficial car insurance policy out of a few customized offers and pay for it and save it on the customer’s smartphone. All this can be done at any place and at any time, spending just 5 minutes of your time!
New dividend policy
Tue 08 November 2016
On November 8, 2016 the Company’s Management Board passed a Resolution on the introduction of the new dividend policy, which assumes annual presentation to the General Meeting of the Company of a proposal of dividend payments along with the Management Board’s recommendation.
Safe House and Safe Office - new services introduced by Plus
Thu 10 November 2016
Plus has introduced another solution ensuring safety at the house and office. New services allow for checking, at any moment and from any place, what happens at home during the absence of people. The services also enable monitoring of shops, stores or offices. SMS notification system about movement detection will enable users to quickly respond to any events.
„Spadkobiercy” in IPLA and Cyfrowy Polsat GO service before its debut in TV
Sun 20 November 2016
As many as 14 new episodes of the improvised series Spadkobiercy was made available before the television premiere for free to all users of the IPLA online TV and for subscribers of Cyfrowy Polsat using the Cyfrowy Polsat GO service. The seventh season of Spadkobierców is available on mobile devices, computers, Smart TV sets and selected set-top boxes of Cyfrowy Polsat.
Transformation of Midas Group into Aero2 Group
Wed 30 November 2016
On November 30, 2016 Midas S.A. merged with its subsidiary Aero2 Sp. z o.o., with Aero2 Sp. z o.o. as an acquiring entity.
KSW Circus of Pain Gala live in Cyfrowy Polsat and IPLA
Sat 03 December 2016
Gala, which took place on December 3, in Tauron Arena in Cracow was available in pay-per-view system to subscribers of Cyfrowy Polsat and IPLA users.
80 television channels in IPLA’s offer and a Christmas gift to the users
Tue 06 December 2016
IPLA, the biggest online TV service, increased its television offer with three new channels. National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild and FilmBox Action were added to the portfolio. Thanks to this, IPLA users may now choose out of as many as 80 online TV channels.
IPLA available on the new platform – devices with Android TV system
Thu 15 December 2016
Users of TV sets, game consoles, Smart TV boxes and set-top boxes with Android TV operating system may use, also abroad, the latest version of the IPLA online TV application. It is the first Polish VOD application for devices with this system ensuring such a broad offer of contents and TV channels in Polish, including popular series and programs, and one of a very few applications across the world with events broadcasted live.
Cyfrowy Polsat offers Metro and BBC Lifestyle in HD quality
Sun 25 December 2016
Programming offer of Cyfrowy Polsat was extended with a new thematic channel– Metro. The channels is available to all the subscribers starting from Mini HD package. Furthermore, BBC Lifestyle channel, being part of the Familijny Max HD package, is now offered in HD quality.