Netia introduces new tariff plans
WARSAW, Poland - May 29, 2002 - Netia Holdings S.A. (Nasdaq: NTIAQ, WSE: NET), Poland's largest alternative fixed-line telecommunications services provider, today announced its new tariff packages for indirect domestic long distance (Netia's prefix 1055) and ISDN services effective as of June 1, 2002, to supplement its current tariff offerings.
With the introduction of Netia 1055 "Active" and ISDN "Effective" tariff plans, Netia will not only broaden the scope of choices for its customers, especially those customers from the business segment, but will also offer easy-to-understand tariff plans billed on a per-second basis.
Clients using Netia's indirect domestic long distance services will be given a choice between the existing "Economic" plan, billed on a per-minute basis, and the new "Active" plan which will include:
- Unified calling charge of PLN 0.31 per minute (net of VAT), billed on a per-second basis;
- Call connection fee of PLN 0.10 (net of VAT); and
- Minimum monthly fee of PLN 60 (net of VAT).
Clients using ISDN lines will be offered a choice of three tariff plans. In addition to the existing "Versatile" plan for ISDN Duo and "Professional" plan for ISDN Multi, Netia will introduce an "Effective" package for ISDN Multi, with the following fractions of traffic billed on a per-second basis:
- Local call charge of PLN 0.10 per minute (net of VAT);
- Unified long-distance call charge of PLN 0.31 per minute (net of VAT);
- Unified fixed-to-mobile call charge of PLN 1.20 per minute (net of VAT);
- International call charge of PLN 1.42, 1.60, 3.20 and 5.70 per minute (net of VAT), depending on the country zone; and
- International voice-over-IP call charge of PLN 1.15, 2.25 and 4.05 per minute (net of VAT), depending on the country zone.
The call connection fee in the "Effective" package is PLN 0.10 (net of VAT). All other charges are consistent with the "Professional" tariff plan.
Further details of the tariff plans are available on request from Netia.
Some of the information contained in this news release contains forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. For a more detailed description of these risks and factors, please see the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the Commission on March 28, 2002, its Current Report on Form 6-K filed with the Commission on April 3, 2002, it Current Reports on Forms 6-K filed with the Commission on May 6, 2002, its Current Report on Form 6-K filed with the Commission on May 7, 2002, its Current Report on Form 6-K filed with the Commission on May 20, 2002, and its Current Report on Form 6-K filed with the Commission on May 24, 2002. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.