POT seeks DTT licences

The Polish DTT consortium POT has applied for permission to begin trials in Warsaw and the nearby city of Lódz according to Broadband TV News (Central and Eastern Europe).
Frequencies are available in both locations from this September until the end of 2006 and POT, which is jointly owned by Polsat and TVN, would like to use them to distribute a range of both its own and the public broadcaster TVP’s channels.
Separately, TP EmiTel, a wholly owned subsidiary of the incumbent telco TPSA, has announced that it would be technical ready to launch a DTT service covering 55% of Poland’s population in Q1 2006.