Bulgaria - Digital Media and Broadband Markets - Insights, Statistics and Forecasts
Broadband represents nearly all Internet connections in Bulgaria, with healthy competition due to the number of competing technology platforms used to offer broadband access: DSL, cable, FttX, WiMAX and LAN-based micro ISPs. Recognising the potential of applying ICT to improve both social and economic development, Bulgaria has undertaken steps to develop an Internet society encompassing commerce, health and government services. Cable TV penetration is well above the EU average and the market has undergone considerable consolidation. Digital TV is also widely available via broadband TV and satellite, with the number of competing platforms increasing following the launch of services by the telecoms incumbent. This report provides an insight into Bulgaria's burgeoning broadband and digital media markets in 2011 and an overview of the technologies, major players and market developments, as well as a variety of statistics and fixed broadband forecasts to 2020.
Key developments; ASO put back to early 2015; consolidation among cable TV players; government investment programme for broadband in rural areas; operator data to Q1 2011.
Companies covered in this report include Mobiltel, Trans Telecom, Vivacom, Bulgarian Telecom and Television, Blizoo.
Last Update: 6 Jun 2011 Number of Pages: 14
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Bulgaria - Key Statistics, Telecom Market and Regulatory Overviews
Bulgaria possesses an evolving telecoms market that reflects the general economy; adoption of EU regulatory principles has created a stable regulatory environment, attracting much foreign investment. The incumbent has been privatised and the liberalised market has attracted new market entrants although the incumbent remains the dominant fixed-line market player. Competition and the trend of fixed mobile substitution have resulted in fixed-line operators focusing on broadband and related services, in turn driving network deployments. This report provides an overview of Bulgaria's growing fixed-line telecom market in 2011, and includes information on regulatory developments, major operators and fixed-line networks, as well as a variety of statistics and data.
Key developments: Vivacom TV signs up 50,000 TV subscribers; Vivacom reports 19% fall in overall revenue for Q1 2011.
Companies covered in this report include VIACOM, Orbitel and Vestitel.
Last Update: 6 Jun 2011 Number of Pages: 10
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Bulgaria - Mobile Market Insights, Overview and Statistics
Bulgaria has a developed mobile market as indicated by current mobile penetration levels. Three mobile network operators offer GSM and WCDMA-based services. Competition has intensified given the recent implementation of a streamlined mobile number portability process. At least one operator is branching into the fixed-line market, acquiring a number of fibre-based broadband Internet service providers. Mobile data offerings are focused on mobile broadband. This report presents a concise overview of Bulgaria's mobile market in 2011, offering a variety of insightful statistics covering the major operators, market developments and services offered.
Key developments: MNOs fined for MNP non-compliance; HSPA+ coverage extended in 2011; operator data to Q1 2011.
Companies covered in this report include Vivacom, M-Tel and Globul.
Last Update: 7 Jun 2011 Number of Pages: 13
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