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06 July 2005

Information regarding the acquisition of Netia’s shares

WARSAW, Poland – July 7, 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, 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 19,764,194 of Netia’s shares, representing 5.02% of Netia’s outstanding share capital and 5.02% of the total voting power at Netia’s general meeting of shareholders.