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December 2019

A1 Bulgaria launches Zappware’s advanced TV solution

SOFIA, Bulgaria, HASSELT, Belgium – 3rd December 2019.

A1 Bulgaria, part of A1 Group and a leading provider of digital services and telecommunication solutions in Bulgaria, launched A1 Xplore TV. Аn advanced turnkey TV solution powered by Zappware. A1 Xplore TV users will be able to find and enjoy great content through Zappware’s award winning Nexx 4.0 user experience. Users will be also able to enjoy their favorite content on web and app with A1 Xplore TV GO, which provides continuity in the overall TV experience.

A1 Xplore TV comes with more than 220 TV channels, over 130 of which are available with 7 days Catchup; five 4K Ultra HD TV channels among which are My Zen TV, Love Nature 4K, Travelxp 4K HDR, Insight TV, Fashion 4K; a rich on-demand content catalogue and a premium sports from La Liga, Serie A, UEFA Campions League, ATP Master series, NHL, UFC and others on A1 Bulgaria’s channels – Max Sport 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Simeon Donev, Senior Marketing Director of A1 Bulgaria explains: “Our goal is to constantly offer innovative services to our customers to suit their dynamic lifestyle. A1 Xplore TV is not only interactive, but it also intuitively adapts to the viewers’ preferences. As we are constantly striving to provide both quality content and great user experience, accompanied by efficient video content management. That is why we chose Zappware’s innovative solution and we are co-operating on further enhancement of the TV experience of our customers.”

Patrick Vos, CEO of Zappware: “We are proud to be a part of the commercial launch of our Nexx 4.0 end-to-end solution with A1 Bulgaria. Powered by Zappware’s SDS Evolution back-office, this Nexx 4.0 User Experience makes it possible to cope with the complex DVB/IPTV/OTT footprint in A1 Bulgaria, therefore offering a unified content experience to the end customers.
Telecom operators need the right platform to win the battle for HDMI 1. Viewers have a lot of options to consume content. With Nexx 4.0 we ensure the aggregation of all content sources in an intuitive way and help service providers to engage with their consumers and turn them into real fans of the video service.”

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About Zappware

Zappware, founded in 2001, combines creativity and technology into powerful digital TV solutions for Entertainment Service Providers. With proven and award-winning user interfaces Zappware currently serve millions of devices around the world and provide an intuitive and personalized multi-screen TV experience across set-top boxes, smartphones, tablets and PCs. It includes a unified Service Delivery back-office that allows the operator to monetize the service on cable, satellite, terrestrial, IPTV, OTT and hybrid networks.

For more information
press@zappware.com
Laurent Van Tornhout
+32 475 25 63 65

About A1 Bulgaria

A1, part of the A1 Group, is a leading provider of digital services and telecommunication solutions in Bulgaria. The company provides mobile and fixed services, high-speed internet, digital and satellite TV, including four of its own sports channels – MAX Sport 1, MAX Sport 2, Max Sport 3 and Max Sport 4, payment services, its own music streaming platform, cloud and IoT solutions to 5 million customers. In 2018 A1 reported turnover of EUR 446.2 million and EBITDA of EUR 138 million.

A1 Group, listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange, is a leading provider of digital services and communications solutions in Central and Eastern Europe with more than 24 million customers, currently operating in seven countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Belarus and Slovenia (A1), the Republic of Serbia (Vip mobile) and North Macedonia (A1). Offering communications, payment and entertainment services as well as integrated business solutions, A1 Group achieved revenues of 4.47 billion Euros by year end 2018. As European unit of América Móvil, one of the largest wireless services provider in the world, A1 Telekom Austria Group is headquartered in Vienna and gives access to global solutions.

For more information
pr@a1.bg
Martin Maev
+359 882 82 201 214