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01 September 2006

Share options granted under a key employee stock option plan

WARSAW, Poland – September 1, 2006 – Netia SA (“Netia” or the “Company”) (WSE: NET), Poland’s largest alternative provider of fixed-line telecommunications services, announced that pursuant to a resolution of the Supervisory Board dated February 15, 2006 granting Company stock options to Mr. Paweł Karłowski, Netia’s Management Board member, on September 1, 2006 Mr. Paweł Karłowski received 271,814 options authorizing him to subscribe for series K shares in accordance with the Netia Performance Stock Option Plan of June 28, 2002, as amended (see the press release of April 11, 2003). In addition, pursuant to the above mentioned resolution Netia’s Supervisory Board approved 271,814 options, which will be granted to Mr. Karłowski on September 1, 2007. The strike price for all options was established at PLN 5.30. The granted options shall expire on December 20, 2012 at the latest.