Bulsatcom and Vivacom are the 2 available subscription services from Bulgaria. They present a full package of entertainment, sport, documentaries, film and Normal Bulgarian main channels.
The Bulsatcom offer is purpose built Official receiver with matching card. The Vivacom, which covers the same channels is available as a cam and card, so would be more suitable on a motorised installation or multi satellite installation with a cam-equipped receiver is used like the Technomate 5402HD.
Note that most of the English content eg American and English film for instance have the original soundtrack available which can be switched with the Audio button.
Reception of either is possible in all parts of the UK, signals are strong.
Bulsatcom and Vivacom broadcast the same channels
For Motorised systems – choose Vivacom. The satellite is quite far east ( very low elevation) so do make sure to send in your map coordinates so I can check that reception is possible
What receiver will I get with this package? — The official Bulsatcom HD receiver
Single lnb 80cm coated steel dish from Triax or Technomate, with tm1 or similar good lnb, with low noise and high gain. This combination gives good signal strength in most uk areas.
What receiver will I get with this package? — The Technomate HD receiver is a good receiver for motorised dishes and matches perfectly with the Vivacom cam and card
Vivacom cam and card
Single lnb 65cm coated steel dish from Triax or Technomate, with tm1 or similar good lnb, with low noise and high gain. The Vivacom satellite at 45 deg east is very strong in the UK
You can order this with a motor dish
Watch Free Bulgarian Satellite TV here in the UK
Bulgarian tv is spread over many satellites , some easy to receive and some requiring a large dish of 1 metre or more. The Bulgaria Package 1 (free channels) is from the Hellas2 satellite, which is good signal strength but at 39 degrees east , is quite low in the sky, only 19 degrees above the horizon in the Uk, compared with nearly 30 degrees for the Thor satellite which is due south and very easy to intall for..more
What receiver will I get with this package? The reliable and versatile Amiko 265, the latest in the HD mini series from Amiko.
Single lnb coated steel dish from Triax or Technomate, with tm1 or similar good lnb, with low noise and high gain. This combination gives good signal strength in most uk areas.
If you want to combine Bulgaria package 1 or Vivacom with others you can choose a motorised dish or a multi satellite dish
If you want to combine Bulgarian channels package with channels from another satellite, eg English Freesat , French or German, you can choose a motorised dish or a multi satellite dish . The Thomson Skylink and the Amiko HD are both capable of multi-satellite tuning.
Motorised 1m dish can receive any satellite from 30 degrees west to 42 east, in most places.
Multi satellite Wide angle dish with up to 4 or 5 satellites on a Toroidal dish with 40 degree spread
Multi sat ( up to 4 or 5 satellites ) on a standard Parabolic dish – 20 degree spread