DTT signals now reach 96% of the population of Bulgaria, according to Georgi Todorov, the country’s deputy transport minister.
Telekom Austria saw strong growth in the take-up of its TV services in Central and Eastern Europe in 2013.
The Bulgarian national commercial broadcaster bTV cannot be dependent solely on revenues from advertising, according to Pavel Stanchev, its newly appointed CEO.
Pavel Stanchev has been appointed the CEO of the CME-owned Bulgarian national commercial broadcaster bTV, effective February 1.
Harald Rösch has been appointed CEO of Bulgaria’s Blizoo Media and Broadband, effective January 14.
Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (TSBc) has given its side of the story following last week’s termination of its agreement with the Bulgarian telco Neterra.
SpaceCom and the Bulgarian telco Neterra Communications have entered into a strategic partnership for the provision of satellite TV services, video distribution to cable headends, VSAT communications and broadband internet services.
The Bulgarian government is to spend an additional BGN1 million (€511,000) on commercials about digital switchover despite the process having been completed at the end of September.
Consolidation in the Bulgarian pay-TV market is a foregone conclusion, with the market likely to reach West European levels in terms of business models and competition within the next 3-5 years.
Bulgaria will complete its transition to digital broadcasting today (Monday, September 30).