VIVACOM - The Leading Provider of Satellite Services

 

 

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, Gazprom, Azercosmos and Hellas Sat.

  

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 teleport which is Tier 3 certified 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 satellitescovering Europe, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.

  

Some of our key customers are: Fox Networks, Viasat World Limited, National Geographic Channel, bTV Media Group, Bulgarian National Radio, Bulgarian National Television, Darik Radio, ViewSat, Endurosat 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 48 000 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.

  

All 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 Plana Teleport became a member of the Word Teleport Association and in 2017 it was Tier 3 certified. The ground station is Third Party Teleport of Eutelsat.  

  

  

Fiber Connectivity

VIVACOM operates its own terrestrial 10 000 km 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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For more information: sat@vivacom.bg

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