WARSAW, Poland – March 21, 2007 – Netia SA (“Company” or “Netia”) (WSE: NET), Poland’s largest alternative provider of fixed-line telecommunications services, today announced that on March 21, 2007, Ernst & Young Audit Sp. z o.o. with its registered seat in Warsaw, Rondo ONZ 1, registered on the list of audit companies under the number 130 (“Ernst & Young”), was selected as the Company’s auditor for the purpose of conducting the audit of the Company’s stand alone financial statements and Netia Group’s financial statements for three consecutive financial years ending respectively December 31, 2007, December 31, 2008 and December 31, 2009. Previously Ernst & Young was auditor of the financial statements of RST El-Net SA, a company acquired by Netia in 2004 and merged into Netia on July 31, 2006 (see press release dated August 1, 2006), with respect to the financial years 2002 and 2003. Ernst & Young was selected by the Supervisory Board of the Company in accordance with the legal regulations as well as the applicable professional standards. Additionally in years 2001 - 2003 employees of Netia participated in the trainings regarding financial issues organized by Ernst & Young.
An agreement with Ernst & Young will be concluded for the period until completion by Ernst & Young of the audit of the Company’s stand alone financial statements and Netia Group’s financial statements for the financial years 2007, 2008 and 2009.