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The company provides satellite services including uplink and downlink of radio and TV channels, playout solutions, fix and mobile VSAT data connectivity, colocation of satellite equipment and other services.Vivacom is third party teleport of Eutelsat and partners also with Intelsat, SES.


Vivacom has licence for provision of satellite services №1610 issued by Communications Regulation Commission in Bulgaria.


The company operates the largest state-of-the-art facility for satellite communications in the region – Plana ground station which is certified with Tier 4 - the highest rate by the World Teleport Association.  The geographical location of the teleport provides access to satellites on orbital positions from 40°West to 90°East. Vivacom has pointed antennas to some of the most popular satellites covering Europe, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.


Some of our key customers are: Disney, Viacom, National Geographic Channel, Fashion TV, Eutelsat, Viasat, Endurosat, Leaf Space, bTV Media Group, Nova Broadcasting Group, Bulgarian National Television, Bulgariаn National Radio as well as many other content providers, telecoms, satellite operators, etc.


Vivacom has more than 40 years experience in satellite communications.



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Plana Teleport

Vivacom operates the largest and most modern satellite communications facility in the region – Plana Teleport. The ground station is located on 60 000 m² in a specially selected area with minimal rainfalls and excellent protection against electromagnetic interference. The teleport has more than 50 antennas in L, S, C, X, Ku, DBS and Ka band with diameters ranging from 2.4 to 18.3 meters. The satellite visibility arc is 40° West to 90° East.


PlanaAll equipment at the teleport is redundant and monitored 24/7 by qualified staff with substantial experience in satellite communications. The power supply of the teleport is provided through 2 independent 20 kV power lines, 20kV/400V transformers, 2 000 kVA diesel generators, and parallel online UPS. Vivacom partners with leading providers of power supply equipment like Eaton, Orma Zabal and Caterpillar.


The satellite earth station is connected via 2 independent fiber optic routes to the main Points Of Presence (PoP) in Europe. The optical connectivity supports nx 10Gbps via DWDM.


The satellite equipment in the teleport is provided by the world leading companies - General Dynamics, CPI/ASC Signal, Advantech, iDirect, Newtec, SMW, DEV, DataMiner NMS, Harmonic, Appear TV.


Plana teleport is the first satellite communications facility in Bulgaria inaugurated in 1977 as part of the Intersputnik Orbita system. More than 20 years the earth station was used for international video transmission of Bulgarian National Television, as well as for international telephone connectivity of Bulgaria. The ground station was nominated for Best teleport in Intersputnik two times. In 1992 Plana became part of the telecommunications network of BTC. The teleport has been fully upgraded and is currently one of the most modern satellite communication facilities in the region. In 2014 Vivacom became a member of the World Teleport Association and in 2021, it received Tier 4 certification. The ground station is Third Party Teleport of Eutelsat.  


Certification Tier 4 2024In 2021 after a thorough audit procedures covering 220 requirements, Plana Teleport received the highest Tier 4 certificate by the World Teleport Organization.


Fiber Connectivity

Vivacom operates more than 10 000 km own terrestrial National Fiber Network


The network is connected to major Points Of Presence (PoP) across Europe with 10 Gbps connections via MPLS. VIVACOM partners in several submarine cable systems - FLAG, COLUMBUS-3, KAFOS, UGARIT, SMW-3. This allows rapid deployment of new services for our customers.


Vivacom provides connectivity from a customer’s studio or PoP directly to Plana Teleport through secured independent leased lines.







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