Vivacom, the largest telecommunications company in Bulgaria, has teamed with African broadcaster Magic Movies to provide uplink services on the Eutelsat 8W satellite platform.
The pact comprises a complete solution including the signal contribution, encoding, encryption and uplink of TV channels Nina TV English and Nina TV French for African pay TV platforms. Nina TV showcases telenovelas from Africa, Brazil and elsewhere.
Bernard Azria, Magic Movies CEO, said: “We are excited about our partnership with Vivacom, as it will improve our reliability and coverage to a wider audience in African and Latin American markets. Vivacom [offers] the best quality possible with highly professional services in uplink and monitoring.”
Vladimir Rangelov, senior manager of broadcasting services at Vivacom, added: “We are delighted to partner with Nina TV and bring their channels to the pay TV operators in Africa and new markets, and that they recognise our unrivalled ability to provide a high-quality service that helps them reach new viewers, expanding their customer base.”