BNT World is a 24-hour FTA cultural and news channel operated by the public broadcaster BNT and targets the more than 2 million Bulgarians living outside their home country. It will be uplinked by NURTS from its state-of-the-art satellite teleport ‘Plana’ near Sofia.
Commenting on the development, Vladimir Rangelov, commercial director of NURTS, said: “We are excited to be working with Eutelsat. As a reliable partner with huge experience, providing flexible solutions and excellent customer support, Eutelsat offered us the best solution for video contribution of BNT World in Europe.”
Apostolos Triantafyllou, senior regional VP of sales at Eutelsat, added: “We are delighted that NURTS has entrusted its confidence to Eutelsat. We want this to herald the beginning of further collaboration with an exceptional partner in the Balkan region.”