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17 June 2005

Information regarding the sale of Netia’s shares

WARSAW, Poland – June 17, 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 clients, decreased below 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 19,689,194 of Netia’s shares, representing 4.9982% of Netia’s outstanding share capital and 4.9982% of the total voting power at Netia’s general meeting of shareholders.