Czech Republic - Regulation and Spectrum - History

20.08.2010

In April 2006 the Czech Parliament adopted a version of the media law focused on digital broadcasting. The Telecommunications Office has also declared that their office will be technology neutral with regard to the DAB audio codec (DAB or DAB+).

In November 2009 the Czech Telecommunication Office started the DAB+/DMB tender process for digital radio and mobile TV within the Czech Republic. The network operators are waiting to for the licensing process for L-band regional broadcasting around the country to be completed.

07.04.2010

In April 2006 the Czech Parliament adopted a version of the media law focused on digital broadcasting. The Telecommunications Office has also declared that their office will be technology neutral with regard to the DAB audio codec (DAB or DAB+).

On Friday 6th November 2009 the Czech Telecommunication Office started the DAB+/DMB tender process for digital radio and mobile TV within the Czech Republic. The network operators are waiting to for the licensing process for L-band regional broadcasting around the country to be completed.

03.09.2008
  • In April 2006 the Czech Parliament adopted a version of the media law focused on digital broadcasting.
  • Public Czech Radio applied for permission to broadcast DAB and to include its new digital radio stations Cro 4 - Radio WAVE, Radio Cesko, Radio Leonardo and Radio D-dur.
  • The three current radio stations from Plzen applied for new DAB frequencies in L-band.

The Czech Telecommunications Office has announced that the tender for a nationwide DAB network in Band III could start in 2008, after the switch-off of analogue TV on Channel 12. The Chairman of Czech Telecommunications Office has also declared that their office will be technology neutral with regard to the DAB audio codec (DAB or DAB+).