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Telco war enters new phase, as anti-trust body clears acquisitions by Vivacom

Telco war enters new phase, as anti-trust body clears acquisitions by Vivacom

A1 and Yettel have alerted the European regulators about "excessive concentration" of market share and power in the hands of their competitor


Immigration instead of integration: where are the Roma and why it matters (part II)

Immigration instead of integration: where are the Roma and why it matters (part II)

Between 40 and 50% of the country's Roma community now work abroad, bringing money into the country - but the state does not care


Czech PPF in talks to sell stake in Yettel Bulgaria to Etisalat

Czech PPF in talks to sell stake in Yettel Bulgaria to Etisalat

The negotiations are in an early stage and include three more operators in the region but not Bulgaria’s bTV


Build the damn roads. Build the damn railways. Do something, for Christ’s sake

Build the damn roads. Build the damn railways. Do something, for Christ’s sake

Build the roads, search for gas in the sea, a Ukrainian hit-list and Lukoil is in for some trouble


How Bulgaria’s pop stars started fighting the "gender" wars

How Bulgaria’s pop stars started fighting the "gender" wars

Although Bulgarian music often imitates Western trends, in recent times revered artists have tried to reconnect with their audiences by demonstrating mistrust in democracy and liberal values



Webit’s void checks

Webit’s void checks

Of five companies awarded BGN 1 million each in the Founder's Games of the Webit Investment Network a year ago, only one received an actual investment


The week: No one wants to work in the government, Geshev is finally out, and tons of water are in

The week: No one wants to work in the government, Geshev is finally out, and tons of water are in

K Insights newsletter 16/06


Christophe Leclercq, EurActiv: A wave of consolidation in the media sector will be a game-changer

Christophe Leclercq, EurActiv: A wave of consolidation in the media sector will be a game-changer

A conversation with the founder of the leading EU news network about the merger with Mediahuis and European regulations of the media sector


The week: Bulgarian politics in meltdown, corruption scandals revived and budget troubles

The week: Bulgarian politics in meltdown, corruption scandals revived and budget troubles

The unenviable task of trying to explain all this


Bulgarian economy: the start of a slowdown

Bulgarian economy: the start of a slowdown

The main growth drivers reached an inflection point in Q1 2023



The week: The worst-case post-election scenario, a sock company leaves, Bulgarian football rulers refuse to

The week: The worst-case post-election scenario, a sock company leaves, Bulgarian football rulers refuse to

K Insights newsletter 30/04



The week: The 14 billion-bet, the game the President plays, new telecoms are on their way

The week: The 14 billion-bet, the game the President plays, new telecoms are on their way

K insights newsletter on 24/03


Bulsatcom deal shatters peace in Bulgarian telecom market

Bulsatcom deal shatters peace in Bulgarian telecom market

The competition authority must decide whether Vivacom is gaining too much control over the market after financing the purchase of the pay-TV operator


Chinese interests creep into Bulgaria through municipalities and educational institutions

Chinese interests creep into Bulgaria through municipalities and educational institutions

Unlike elsewhere in the Balkans, Beijing’s influence in Bulgaria remains limited, an expert report claims


The Cult of Nexo

The Cult of Nexo

How the Bulgarian company convinced itself, its employees and its customers that all accusations against it were a conspiracy - or FUD


Spirits producer VP Brands to buy vinegar maker Veda

Spirits producer VP Brands to buy vinegar maker Veda

The anti-trust body has put two conditions, as the deal will give a dominant position to the united group


Will Bulgaria break out of political deadlock in 2023?

Will Bulgaria break out of political deadlock in 2023?

With prospects for a coalition in the current parliament looking slim, the country is likely heading towards more inconclusive elections, lower turnout and diminishing public trust in the political process