The Bulgarian national commercial broadcaster Nova is to start selling advertising on the sports channels operated by A1 Bulgaria, formerly known as Mtel.
The Bulgarian incumbent Vivacom saw its IPTV subscriber base grow by 15.6% in the year to June 30.
A1 Bulgaria, previously known as Mtel, has added Viasat World’s Epic Drama to its IPTV and cable offers.
Bulgaria’s Commission for the Protection of Competition (CPC) has prohibited the sale of Nova Broadcasting Group and its subsidiaries Net Info and Agency Eva by Modern Times Group (MTG) to PPF Group.
The Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (Vivacom) has extended its agreement for broadcasting the BNT World international channel via satellite over Europe.
Vivid is lining up new VOD and linear launches in Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria and Macedonia.
Bulgaria’s Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) has launched an in depth investigation into the proposed takeover of Nova Broadcasting Group to PPF Group, owned by the Czech billionaire Petr Kellner.
The Bulgarian telco Mtel has been rebranded A1 Bulgaria.
TV remains the most popular medium in Bulgaria, accounting for nearly 60% of ad spend in 2017.
Bulgaria’s leading telco Vivacom has signed an agreement with Gazprom Space Systems to use satellite capacity for VSat data and broadcasting services.