Viasat World’s Epic Drama launches on Bulgaria’s Bulsatcom

Viasat World-owned scripted channel Epic Drama has launched on Bulsatcom in Bulgaria, stocked with shows from ITV Studios (ITVS) among others. Series available via the linear channel include Bavaria Films’ war drama Das Boot and ITVS detective series Endeavour. The channel is included in Bulsatcom’s brand-new premium package, Premium +, for BGN19.99 per month or […]

HBO pulls channels from Bulgarian pay TV operator in fees row

HBO Bulgaria has pulled its HBO and Cinemax services from pay TV operator Bulsatcom’s platform after what it describes as the latter’s continuing failure to pay licence fees owed to it. HBO Bulgaria said that it hoped to resolve the situation but that discussions between the pair were currently suspended. Stara Zagora-based Bulsatcom hit back […]

Bulsatcom and Net1 add Da Vinci Learning

Bulgarian pay TV providers Bulsatcom and Net1 are adding Da Vinci Learning to their programming line-ups. The educational channel, which launched in Bulgaria in 2009, is currently available to 13 million subscribers in central and eastern Europe and the CIS countries. “Important cooperation with Bulsatcom and Net1 is enabling the viewers to be part of […]

bTV and Bulsatcom in fees dispute

Bulgarian commercial broadcaster bTV has pulled its channels from pay TV operator Bulsatcom’s network after the pair failed to strike a carriage deal, according to local reports. bTV alleged that Bulsatcom has failed to pay fees owed to it and has under-reported the number of subscribers to bTV’s services. Bulsatcom issued a statement to subscribers […]