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16 February 2005

Rights to Netia’s series “I” shares registered by the National Securities Depository

WARSAW, Poland – February 16, 2005 – Netia SA ("Netia") (WSE: NET), Poland's largest alternative provider of fixed-line telecommunications services, today announced that following the allocation of Netia’s series “I” shares and the review of the Company’s motion, the management board of Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych w Warszawie SA (the National Depository of Securities) today assigned 5,875,610 rights to its series “I” shares (“PDA”) with the PLNETIA00162 code.
Netia’s series “I” shares are being issued in connection with the decision on the early repayment of outstanding obligations resulting from Netia’s arrangement proceedings approved in 2002 (see Netia’s press releases dated November 8, 2004 and December 27, 2004).