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Polish cellcos joint bid for DVB-licence

December 17, 2008

Poland's four mobile operators have united to bid for a DVB-licence. According to Wirtualne Media, Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa (PTC), P4 (Play), Polkomtel and PTK Centertel (Orange) will each hold a 25 per cent stake in the new joint venture. The move follows a ruling last week by Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) that said it would not be anti-competitive.

The Office of Electronic Communications (UKE) is currently holding a tender for a spectrum licence to broadcast DVB-H services; applications are due on 15th January 2009.


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