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22 October 2004

Share options granted under a key employee stock option plan

WARSAW, Poland – October 22, 2004 – Netia SA (“Netia” or the “Company”) (WSE: NET), Poland’s largest alternative provider of fixed-line telecommunications services announced that pursuant to a resolution of the Supervisory Board dated April 22, 2004 granting Company stock options to Ms. Irene Cackett, Netia’s Management Board member, Ms. Irene Cackett has received today 543,628 (five hundred and forty-three thousand, six hundred and twenty-eight) options authorizing her to subscribe for series K shares in accordance with the Netia Performance Stock Option Plan of June 28, 2002, as amended (see the press release of April 11, 2003). The strike price for the options received by Ms. Irene Cackett was established at PLN 4.04. The granted options shall expire on December 20, 2007.