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Exclusive: Poland's PKN faces uphill battle to win EU nod for Lotos bid - sources

04 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS/WARSAW Poland's biggest oil refiner PKN Orlen is expected to face a full-scale EU antitrust investigation into its planned takeover of rival Lotos and may even face a veto due to their combined market share, people familiar with the matter said.

Poland removes power price cap for big clients despite attempts to curb costs

14 Jun 2019

WARSAW Poland's parliament removed a power price cap for big customers late on Thursday, dashing industry hopes the government would be able to curb spiraling costs that have already led to some plant closures.

Poland removes power price cap for big clients despite attempts to curb costs

14 Jun 2019

WARSAW, June 13 Poland's parliament removed a power price cap for big customers late on Thursday, dashing industry hopes the government would be able to curb spiralling costs that have already led to some plant closures.

5G in Poland to be pricier without Huawei - Orange Polska

03 Jun 2019

WARSAW Excluding Huawei from developing 5G infrastructure in Poland could lead to higher costs and delays in implementing the technology, the CEO of Poland's largest telecoms operator Orange Polska told Reuters, echoing warnings from rivals.

Refineries must agree division of tainted oil to clear pipeline: PKN

20 May 2019

WARSAW/KIEV Poland will not be able to get clean oil from a Russian pipeline until refineries have agreed how to divide tainted crude still in the system, the chief executive of Polish refiner PKN Orlen said on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Poland's PKN says supply secure as Russian oil suspended

25 Apr 2019

WARSAW, April 25 Poland's biggest oil refiner PKN Orlen has no plans at the moment to tap strategic state oil reserves after supplies from Russia stopped overnight, as it has enough crude from other sources, a board member said on Thursday.

Poland to hold off blanket ban on Huawei 5G gear due to cost concerns

16 Apr 2019

WARSAW Poland is unlikely to exclude all Huawei equipment from its next generation mobile networks, a government minister told Reuters, in part to avoid increased costs for mobile operators.

Polish mobile operator Play warns of costs, delays if Huawei banned

05 Mar 2019

WARSAW Banning Huawei from developing 5G networks in Poland would result in higher prices for consumers and delays in implementing the new technology, the chief executive of Poland's biggest mobile operator Play said.

Poland's state operator seeks leading role in 5G launch

19 Feb 2019

WARSAW Poland should form a consortium of private and state companies to develop 5G network infrastructure to ensure lower costs and better protection from security threats, the chief executive of Poland's state-owned telecom group Exatel said.

Huawei ready to tackle extra security to stay in 5G kit race

13 Feb 2019

WARSAW Chinese tech giant Huawei is ready to face any extra security measures required to remain in the race to develop next-generation 5G networks in central and eastern Europe, Andy Purdy, chief security officer at Huawei Technologies USA, said.

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