North Macedonia - Current situation - History
A DAB+ trial started in July 2019, with one transmitter covering the capital, Skopje. The multiplex carries four Macedoniain Radio services - MR1, MR2 MR3 and MR4. It is hoped that in the near future all private and commercial services will join these transmissions.
Publicly owned broadcast network operator PE National Broadcasting confirmed in June 2019 that it had commissioned the trial using DAB+ equipment which had been purchased following a tender process during the first half of 2019.
Publicly owned broadcast network operator PE National Broadcasting confirmed on 29 June 2019 that it has commissioned experimental work using DAB+ equipment that has been purchased following a tender process during the first half of 2019.
Former Yugoslav republics to discuss the introduction of DAB+
Representatives of regulatory authorities from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro are exploring the introduction of DAB+ services following a conference in Sarajevo in order to exchange experiences and discuss the challenges for the future. While DAB+ in Slovenia is the only former Yugoslav republic already in regular operation, Croatia have been testing for the last year. The other Balkan states have expressed interest.