Creating a blue chip

Kocinska, Anna; Gerin, Roseanne
September 2001
Warsaw Business Journal;9/10/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 37, p1
Reports on the impact of the merger of Warsaw, Poland-based direct-to-home (DTH) television providers Wizja TV and Cyfra+. Concerns of other DTH providers on the negative financial impact of the merger; Investigations held by Poland's regulatory office, UOKiK, on whether the merger is pro-consumer and pro-competition; Concerns of subscribers on the impact of the merger on services.


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