Indonesia

Last update: 09.08.2018 - older versions

In April 2016 public broadcaster Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI) launched trial DAB+ digital radio services in Jakarta.

A decree issued by Ministry of Communication and Informatics Republic of Indonesia (MCIT) states that Indonesia will use DAB+ as its official digital platform on Band III.

Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI), the public service broadcaster, has been operating a DAB+ trial since August 2013, powered by a 2.5 KW transmitter and antenna located at the top of the RRI headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, using channel 12D VHF on Band III. The first stage of the DAB+ trial will cover the Jakarta area and in the future RRI plans to develop coverage and the number of programmes covered by the trial.

RRI and MCIT will launch DAB+ services from two RRI radio stations, one in Entikong, a small city of Kalimantan / Borneo, and the other in Batam City, an island close to border of Singapore. These services are in line with Presidential policy to serve Indonesian citizens in border areas and remote areas. The content will be local, regional and national programmes.

Last update: 05.03.2021 - older versions

In this country there is

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There are 8 DAB+ programmes on air, 5 are simulcasts of FM programmes and three are programmes available exclusively via DAB+ digital radio. All the programmes are aired 19 hours per day.

Simulcast on AM / FM Exclusive on digital Total of services
DAB+ programmes 5 3 8

Last update: 24.05.2016 - older versions

The availability of affordably priced digital radio receivers is a key factor in the successful rollout of DAB+ digital radio in Indonesia and the Indonesian radio industry is working with receiver manufacturers. Now at least one digital radio manufacturer in Indonesia (Panasonic Indonesia) has produced a digital DAB/DAB+ receiver for the Indonesian market. At present this company is waiting for a licence to sell the receiver in Indonesia.

Last update: 06.07.2015

There are 8 DAB+ programmes on air, 5 are simulcasts of FM programmes and three are programmes available exclusively via DAB+ digital radio. All the programmes are aired 19 hours per day.

Last update: 06.07.2015 - older versions

The Government is assessing new regulation and channel planning for the implementation of DAB+. The Government has plans to use the spectrum frequency Channel 5 of Band III  in the Jakarta area. The spectrum frequency for other cities is being prepared by the Government.

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Key Information

Status: trial and/or regulation
Population: 272.5 million
Services: 8 DAB+
Last update: 28.05.2021

Useful Links

Radio Republik Indonesia
Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of the Republic of Indonesia (MCIT)