Cyfrowy Polsat chooses Nokia as its core network supplier

Cyfrowy Polsat chooses Nokia as its core network supplier

Espoo, Finland – Cyfrowy Polsat, Poland’s largest satellite television broadcaster, is entering the Polish mobile telephony market and has chosen Nokia as its core network supplier. The deal is the first contract in Poland for a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) environment, and includes the industry-leading Nokia mobile softswitch solution, strengthening Nokia’s position as the leading supplier of telecommunications infrastructure in the Polish market.

“Having a strong technology partner is essential when entering a competitive market, such as telecommunications in Poland. Taking into account the rich implementation experience of the local Nokia team, we are convinced that we will manage to complete the project quickly and by the planned market entry date,” said Dominik Libicki, President, Cyfrowy Polsat S.A.

“Nokia is excited to be working with such an innovative company as Cyfrowy Polsat. We believe our technology, as well as our service capabilities, will be a solid foundation for Cyfrowy Polsat to grow its business. We look forward to further co-operation with Cyfrowy Polsat as its business evolves,” said Olof Henricsson, Vice-President for Central Europea, Networks, Nokia.

About Cyfrowy Polsat

Cyfrowy Polsat is Poland’s largest satellite platform in Poland with over 1,000,000 subscribers as well as hundreds of TV and radio channels in its portfolio. Growing all the time, the platform offers new channels, high-tech set-top-boxes and additional services based on high-tech technologies; for example, it pioneered in introducing set-top-boxes with a hard disk (DVR). Cyfrowy Polsat was the first operator to offer regular HDTV broadcast. Cyfrowy Polsat is also a mobile virtual network operator and is to launch its mobile telephony service this year.

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