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27 January 2006

Information delivered by the shareholder

WARSAW, Poland – 27 January 2006 – Netia SA (“Netia”) (WSE: NET), Poland’s largest alternative provider of fixed-line telecommunications services, today announced that on 27 January 2006 it received a notification from Novator Telecom II S.a.r.l., with its seat in Luxembourg, 560 A, rue de Neudorf, L-2220 Luxembourg (“Novator”) delivered pursuant o art. 69(1) of the law dated 29 July 2005 on public offer and conditions of introduction of financial instruments to organized trading system and on public companies.  In the notification, Novator informs that it considers increasing its holding in the aggregate number of votes in Netia within 12 months from the delivery on 24 January 2006 of the notification, within the range from the current holding up to a threshold of 33% minus 1 share, provided that Novator obtains the consent of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection to exceed the 25% threshold in the aggregate number of votes and provided that the price for which the shares will be acquired will be regarded as economically acceptable.