MIL OSI – Source: Government of Ukraine –
Headline: Ukrainian international broadcasting TV channel UA | TV now available in Bulgaria
The Ukrainian international broadcasting TV channel UA | TV
of the International broadcasting multimedia platform of Ukraine became
available to the residents of the capital of Bulgaria – Sofia. From now,
subscribers of the digital package of the “Net TV” network can watch
the news from Ukraine. At the same time, the “Rimex”
company (Vratsa, in the northwest of the country) has started to rebroadcast
the Ukrainian TV channel in a digital package.
In addition, UA | TV has appeared in the list of news
channels at national OTT platform “Invivo”
next to the Bulgarian and Russian TV channels, including Russia Today,
Russia 24, RTR Planeta.
Additionally, at the beginning of 2016, cable operator
“Net TV Cable” (Pernik) started to
rebroadcast UA | TV.
Note, that UA | TV has already appeared in Estonia,
Azerbaijan, Poland, Denmark, Israel, Georgia, Latvia, etc.
Recall that the launch of the International broadcasting
multimedia platform of Ukraine (IBMPU) was held on 1 October 2015. In the
framework of the International broadcasting multimedia platform of Ukraine the
“UA|TV” channel was introduced instead of satellite “UTR”
TV channel. It is broadcasted via three satellites: Amos 3, Azerspace
1, Galaxy 19, as well on its own YouTube channel.
The legal basis of the International broadcasting multimedia
platform of Ukraine became the Law “On international broadcasting system
of Ukraine” developed by MIP, which was signed by the President of
Ukraine on 28 December 2015. According to the Law, IBMPU is registered as a
It is to be recalled that in October last year, during a
meeting of Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine with the Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to Ukraine Krasimir Minchev a joint decision
regarding the broadcasting of the two states was discussed.