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Poland - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses


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Poland - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses

Poland's mature and liberalised telecom market has seen considerable development in the broadband and mobile sectors. The privatised incumbent, recently rebranded as Orange Poland, has benefited from its parent company's technical experience and know-how in the region. The regulatory environment has been shaped by EU principles designed to facilitate competition, allowing competing operators to enter the market. Recently this extended to opening Orange Poland's fibre network to access and pricing regulation. This report covers key aspects of Poland's evolving telecom market, presenting comprehensive data and information on market players, fixed-line networks and technologies, the wholesale market, as well as an overview of key regulatory developments.

Key developments:

Netia acquires TK Telekom; government creates Ministry of Administration and Digitalisation to oversee telecom sector development; Landis+Gyr develops delivers smart meters in Warsaw; Telecommunications Act amended; theft of telecom equipment and cabling escalates; Deutsche Telekom acquires GTS Central Europe; Orange Poland revenue decline prompts outsourcing and disposal strategy; time taken for number portings reduced to one day; Orange Poland builds 1,800km fibre network; regulator enforces EC's access and price ruling on Orange Poland's fibre network; report update includes the regulator's market data report and 2015 infrastructure report; telcos' operating and financial data for Q4 2015, recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report:

Orange Poland (Telekomunikacja Polska), Netia, Telefonia Dialog, GTS Energis, Exatel, Telekomunikacja Kolejowa.


1. Synopsis
2. Key statistics
3. Country overview
4. Telecommunications market
4.1 Historical overview
4.2 Market analysis
5. Regulatory environment
5.1 Historic overview
5.2 Telecommunications Act (2001)
5.3 Telecommunications Act (2004)
5.4 EU Regulatory Framework
5.4.1 Revised NFR
5.5 Regulatory authority
5.6 Telecom sector liberalisation in Poland
5.7 Privatisation
5.8 Interconnection
5.9 Carrier selection and carrier preselection
5.10 Access
5.10.1 Fibre access
5.11 Functional separation
5.12 Number Portability (NP)
6. Fixed network operators
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Orange Poland
6.3 Netia
6.4 Telefonia Dialog
6.5 Telekomunikacja Kolejowa (TK Telekom)
6.6 T-Mobile Poland
6.7 Exatel
7. Telecommunications infrastructure
7.1 Overview of the national telecom network
7.2 Orange Poland
7.3 Alternative operators
8. Smart infrastructure
8.1 Smart cities
9. Wholesale
10. Related reports
Table 1 Country statistics 2015 (e)
Table 2 Telephone network statistics 2015 (e)
Table 3 Internet user statistics 2015 (e)
Table 4 Broadband statistics 2015 (e)
Table 5 Mobile statistics 2015 (e)
Table 6 National telecommunications authority
Table 7 Telecom revenue 2008 - 2016
Table 8 Telecom revenue by sector 2010 - 2014
Table 9 IT market revenue and growth 2004 - 2012
Table 10 Market share of investments by technology 2012 - 2014
Table 11 Telecom investment 2011 - 2014
Table 12 Interconnection revenue 2009 - 2015
Table 13 Proportion of bitstream lines by operator 2012 - 2014
Table 14 Wholesale access as proportion of DSL lines, by type 2009 - 2013
Table 15 Numbers ported (from networks) 2009 - 2013
Table 16 Fixed-line telephony revenue 2005 - 2016
Table 17 Market share of revenue by main operator 2010 - 2014
Table 18 Market share of subscribers, Orange and altnets 2006 - 2014
Table 19 Fixed-line call traffic 2007 - 2016
Table 20 Market share of fixed-line accesses by technology 2012 - 2014
Table 21 Fixed-line telephony ARPU 2009 - 2015
Table 22 Orange Poland total retail WRL and POTS lines 2011 - 2015
Table 23 Orange Poland fixed-line ARPU 2009 - 2015
Table 24 Orange Poland financial data (PLN) 2006 - 2015
Table 25 Orange Poland financial data by type () 2013 - 2015
Table 26 Netia financial data 2007 - 2015
Table 27 Netia subscribers by type 2008 - 2015
Table 28 Fixed lines in service and teledensity 2000 - 2016
Table 29 Fixed-line call traffic in service and teledensity 2010 - 2016
Table 30 International bandwidth 2000 - 2014
Table 31 Smart infrastructure funding by program 2014 - 2020
Chart 1 Market share of subscribers, Orange and altnets 2006 2014
Chart 2 Orange Poland total retail lines 2011 2015
Chart 3 Orange Poland financial data (PLN) 2006 2015
Chart 4 Netia financial data 2007 2015
Chart 5 Netia subscribers by type 2008 2015
Exhibit 1 The EU Regulatory Framework for communications
Exhibit 2 Access, the local loop and unbundling an overview

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