Netia announces changes in tariffs
WARSAW, Poland - July 5, 2000 - Netia Holdings SA (Nasdaq: NTIA), Poland's largest alternative fixed-line telephone operator, today announced changes in its telecommunications tariffs.
Netia's tariff changes follow the new tariffs introduced by state-owned telecommunications provider TP S.A. as of July 1, 2000. The changes apply to an increase in monthly fees and local call charges as well as a decrease in charges for domestic long distance calls made over 100 km. The Netia Blue Plan continues to match TP S.A.'s tariff while the Netia Green Plan combines a slightly higher monthly fee with lower usage charges.
New charges, effective as of July 1, 2000, are as follows:
Monthly subscription fee (net of VAT):
Blue Plan: 25% increase from PLN 20 to PLN 25
Green Plan: 21.7% increase from PLN 23 to PLN 28Local charges (net of VAT):
Blue Plan: 7.4% increase from PLN 0.27 to PLN 0.29 per impulse
Green Plan: 7.7% increase from PLN 0.26 to PLN 0.28 per impulse
Charges per 1 minute for domestic long distance calls over 100 km:
8am - 6pm
8am - 6pm
weekends & holidays
6pm - 8am
|Before 1st of July 2000||Blue||Net||0.64||0.48||0.32|
|After 1st of July 2000||Blue||Net||0.56||0.42||0.28|
In addition, Netia will introduce a promotion for local calls from July 1 to August 31, 2000 during which time off-peak hours will extend from 6.00 pm to 8.00 am. Calls made in off-peak hours are charged per every 6 minutes in opposition to 3 minutes during the peak hours. During the promotion weekend and holiday calls will also be billed at this off-peak rate.