A1 Bulgaria

A1 Group and PPF raise concerns with Vivacom’s acquisition of Networks-Bulgaria

A1 Group which operates its local hub A1 Bulgaria and PPF Telecom behind Yettel Bulgaria have raised concerns over the Bulgarian Commission on Protection of Competition’s decision to authorise the Vivacom’s acquisition of Networks-Bulgaria. Networks-Bulgaria is the largest operator in northern Bulgaria and has six other smaller companies across the country. It has investments of […]

A1 Bulgaria unveils satellite TV offering

A1 Telekom Austria Group-owned Bulgarian service provider A1 Bulgaria has unveiled its satellite TV offering which offers the A1 TV 100 package for BGN 7.99 per month for the entire subscription period upon conclusion of a two-year contract. The A1 TV 100 satellite TV package includes over 100 channels, of which over 10 are in […]

A1 Bulgaria continues sports rights expansion with French Cup deal

A1 Bulgaria’s sports service MAX Sport has acquired the live rights to the French Cup TV rights from the French Football Federation (FFF). The deal runs for four seasons and kicks off on January 6 with Chateauroux vs Paris Saint-Germain. Owned by A1 Telekom Austria, A1 Bulgaria has built up a strong portfolio of soccer […]

A1 Bulgaria taps 3SS for Android TV app

A1 Telekom Austria Group-owned Bulgarian service provider A1 Bulgaria has tapped 3 Screen Solutions to power a new app that enables viewing of its Xplore TV offering on Android TV sets.  A1 Bulgaria is now providing OTT viewing experiences, enabled by 3SS, for owners of Android smart TVs. This service launch kicked off phase two […]

A1 Telekom Austria taps 3SS for smart TV apps

TV technology outfit 3SS has delivered two new smart TV apps for A1 Telecom Austria Group-owned A1 Bulgaria. The apps, which are now live, enable Bulgarian subscribers to the group’s Xplore TV offering to view the service on Samsung Tizen and LG webOS connected TVs. According to 3SS, the A1 Bulgaria launch is the first market […]

DTVE Symposium session on the UX to address the issues facing multinational, multi-network operators

The user experience is the unique point of contact between the video service provider and the customer, and a key element of differentiation between services. But with major TV operators increasingly delivering hybrid broadcast, non-linear and app-based services over multiple network types in multiple territories, delivering a compelling unified experience has also become uniquely challenging. […]

A1 Bulgaria signs on Agama for CDM solution

A1 Telekom Austria’s Bulgarian mobile operator operator, A1 Bulgaria, has agreed a deal to implement Agama Technologies’s Client Device Monitoring and Analytics solution (CDM).  A1 Bulgaria is a provider of digital services and telecommunications solutions in Bulgaria. The telco said that it chose Agama’s CDM solution because it wants to “assure service performance and delivery […]

A1 Bulgaria taps Zappware for advanced TV service

A1 Telekom Austria’s Bulgarian operation, A1 Bulgaria, has launched A1 Xplore TV, a new advanced TV service using technology provider Zappware’s video back-office: an end-to-end solution.  The A1 Xplore TV service, based on Zappware’d Nexx 4.0 user experience, provides personalised content from over 80 channels with a seven-day catch-up, offering, an on-demand catalogue and premium […]