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.
The Bulgarian TV channel Europa has acquired a Sofia-based radio station named News Now.
Bulgaria’s Nova Broadcasting Group is attempting to gain full control of Netinfo, a company that provides digital media products and services.
The Bulgarian healthy lifestyle and personal development channel Wness TV has secured funding of BGN500,000 (€255,000) from three investors.
Modern Times Group (MTG) has signed an agreement to sell its 95% stake in Nova Broadcasting Group in Bulgaria to PPF Group, the investment group majority owned by the Czech billionaire Petr Kellner.
Bulgarian International Television (BIT) has been sold to the producer Miroslav Yanev for an undisclosed fee.
TV Club 2000, a national association of small and medium-sized Bulgarian cable operators, has failed to reach an agreement with Nova Broadcasting Group (NBG) for the distribution of its channels.
Bulgaria will shortly see the launch of its first Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO).