Vivacom Upgrades Satellite-Based Internet Services
[Satellite TODAY 12-11-12] Telecommunications company Vivacom has increased the download speeds and doubled the monthly bandwidth allowance for its satellite-based internet services, the former Bulgarian monopoly announced Dec. 11.
The highest download speed available via satellite has been increased to 18Mbps and up to 50GB of bandwidth each month is now offered with packages. Prices for satellite internet connections start at $25.75 per month, with available coverage across the country.
The service is aims to serve parts of the population without access to traditional wired broadband such as ADSL or high speed wireless alternatives.
Previously known as Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (BTC), Vivacom was recently taken over by domestic financial institution Corporate Commercial Bank (CCBank) and Russia’s VTB Capital.