The Bulgarian public broadcaster BNT is currently distributing its channels on the commercial multiplex NURTS Digital rather than Digital First, which was built specifically for the purpose.
The Bulgarian transmission company NURTS sees the new Multiple Channels Per Carrier (MCPC) platform it launched with Eutelsat at the beginning of this month as a way of expanding its business beyond the CEE region.
The Bulgarian satellite services provider NURTS has entered into a partnership with Eutelsat to help broadcast BNT World throughout Europe using the Eutelsat 7B satellite.
The troubled Bulgarian TV channel TV7 has been temporarily removed from the country’s DTT multiplex for what has been termed “non-fulfillment of contractual obligations”.
The Bulgarian national transmission company NURTS has awarded Harris Corporation a contract worth nearly $8 million (€6.27 million) to assist in spreading DTT services to more sparsely populated rural parts of the country.
Intelsat has signed agreements with two leading players in Bulgaria’s TV industry.
The Bulgarian incumbent telco Vivacom has completed the sale of its remaining 50% stake in the national transmission company NURTS to Bluesat Partners Ltd.
The acquisition of a 50% stake of the Bulgarian national transmission company NURTS by the financial investment company Mancelord has been given the green light by the Competition Protection Commission (CPC).