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HBO GO launches in Bulgaria

by david.nunes

HBO GO launches in Bulgaria to blizoo subscribers

Sofia, May 17, 2013

HBO GO, the broadband video on demand service, is now available on blizoo, the largest cable operator in Bulgaria, to clients who have an HBO subscription and a broadband internet service.

Dimitar Noykov, Country Manager of HBO Bulgaria, said:

“We are delighted to announce the launch of HBO GO to our subscribers in Bulgaria. We can now offer all the very best of HBO Programming to HBO subscribers who have an internet connection.”

HBO GO offers a wide choice of more than 800 hours of movies and HBO original productions – series, features and documentaries, family films and blockbuster titles, including the latest seasons of Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire and True Blood.

HBO GO is a streaming service, taking advantage of the latest streaming technology, which varies the bit rate depending on the broadband connection speed, allowing programs to be watched smoothly, without interruption,via laptop, tablet, smart phone or on a smart TV.

The service allows subscribers to watch selected programming on their computers whenever they want, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, which means subscribers can view films or series as often as they wish.


Home Box Office, America’s leading premium television network, provides basic and premium pay television entertainment channels for cable TV, Direct-to-Home and MMDS platforms. HBO Europe – owned by Home Box Office, Inc. – currently provides basic and premium channels to 15 countries: Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Moldova, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

In the Netherlands, HBO Europe provides HBO HD and SD channels, HBO On Demand and HBO GO through HBO Nederland, a joint venture between HBO and Ziggo BV.

HBO Europe offers five high quality movie channels (HBO, HBO2, HBO Comedy, Cinemax and Cinemax2) and six high definition channels (HBO HD, HBO2 HD, HBO3 HD, HBO Comedy HD, Cinemax HD and Cinemax2 HD), as well as the subscription video on demand service HBO ON DEMAND, and the broadband SVOD service, HBO GO.

HBO and Cinemax and their multiplexes and value-added services bring the biggest blockbusters, award winning original productions, series, exclusive events, evergreen movies, film festival hits, international and European movies into viewers’ homes.

HBO Europe is headquartered in Budapest, Hungary


blizoo is the biggest cable operator in Bulgaria and the preferred supplier of digital TV and internet in more than 40 cities throughout the country.

The company, owned by the European investment fund EQT, was created as a result of the merger of Eurocom and CableTEL in October 2009.

The company is a leading supplier on the market of triple play and HD channels, and is focused on investing in new products for its clients, such as an easy-to-use TV listing, a broad range of HD channels, the highest internet speed reaching up to 150 Mbps and fixed telephony with no monthly fee.

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