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25 August 2005

Information regarding the acquisition of Netia’s shares

WARSAW, Poland – August 25, 2005 – Netia SA (“Netia”) (WSE: NET), Poland’s largest alternative provider of fixed-line telecommunications services, today announced that it received a notification from Pioneer Pekao Investment Management SA (the “Shareholder”) that its ownership of Netia’s shares, held by the Shareholder on behalf of its client, Pioneer Zrównoważony Fundusz Inwestycyjny Otwarty, increased above the threshold of 5% of the total number of votes at Netia’s general meeting of shareholders. In accordance with the received notice, the Shareholder owned 20,314,557 of Netia’s shares, which constitutes 5.11% of Netia’s outstanding share capital and entitles the holder to exercise 20,314,557 votes at Netia’s General Meeting of Shareholders, constituting 5.11% of the total voting power at Netia’s general meeting of shareholders.