Netia introduces new tariff plans for voice services
WARSAW, Poland – December 1, 2003 – Netia S.A. (“Netia”) (WSE: NET), Poland's largest alternative provider of fixed-line telecommunications services, today announced the introduction of new tariff plans for its voice services, effective December 1, 2003. The new tariffs plans with per-second billing “Effective Pro” (for direct voice services) and “Entrepreneurial Pro” (for indirect voice services) complement Netia’s existing offering and are targeted particularly to business customers. The prices per minute of connection when using the Effective Pro and Entrepreneurial Pro tariff plans are as follows *: Call type / Days and hours / Price per minute, PLN net of VAT (gross) Local ** / From 8 am to 10 pm during all days / 0.10 (0.12) Local ** / From 10 pm to 8 am during all days / 0.08 (0.10) Fixed-to-mobile / From 8 am to 6 pm during working days / 0.98 (1.20) Fixed-to-mobile / From 6 pm to 8 am during working days and holidays / 0.85 (1.04) Domestic long distance / From 8 am to 6 pm during working days / 0.24 (0.29) Domestic long distance / From 6 pm to 8 am during working days and holidays / 0.18 (0.22) * Price for a connection shorter than 60 seconds is rounded to the price per minute, then each following second of a connection costs 1/60 of a price per minute. ** For direct voice services only. The above tariff plans do not provide for a call set up charge. The monthly fees for direct voice services amount to PLN 38 net (PLN 46.36 gross) for analogue lines; PLN 51 net (PLN 62.22 gross) for ISDN Duo; and PLN 700 net (PLN 854.00 gross) for ISDN Multi, accordingly. The minimal fee for indirect voice services amounts to PLN 60 net (PLN 73.20 gross). The remaining charges in the “Effective Pro” and “Entrepreneurial Pro” tariff plans are identical with the charges applied in “Effective” (direct voice services) and “Entrepreneurial” (indirect voice services) tariff plans.
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 Netia's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the Commission on June 27, 2003, its Current Report on Form 6-K filed with the Commission on June 30, 2003, its Current Report on Form 6-K filed with the Commission on August 8, 2003, its Current Report dated August 13, 2003, its Current Report dated September 23, 2003, its Current Report dated October 1, 2003, its Current Report dated November 4, 2003 and its Current Report dated November 6, 2003. Netia undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.