Economic conditions and competitive pressures are keeping pay-TV ARPU in Bulgaria amongst the lowest in Europe.
European investment group LIC33 has bought a 43% stake in Vivacom, the Bulgarian incumbent and DTH operator, for a nominal EUR1 and a commitment to refinance debts to banks totaling EUR900m
Pay-TV operator Bulsatcom has moved beyond DTH with an IPTV service, offering 140+ channels and a pay-VOD service named Fusion.
Features and Benefits:
Gain an insight into how the pay-TV and TV advertising sectors are faring in Bulgaria.
Assess the prospects for multiscreen/OTT initiatives in the Bulgarian TV market.
How are economic conditions and competitive pressures affecting the pay-TV market in Bulgaria?
What is the ownership status of of DTH operator Vivacom?
What is the status of IPTV in Bulgaria?