Romania

Last update: 12.06.2020 - older versions

A trial DAB multiplex broadcasts six radio services from public broadcaster Radio Romania in Bucharest.

In June 2020, the launch of an inter-institutional working group was announced, coordinated by the Ministry for Transport, Infrastructure and Communications (MTIC), with the main goal to elaborate the "Strategy regarding the implementation of digital terrestrial radiobroadcasting and associated multimedia services at national level".

 

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ANCOM launches consultation draft on granting licenses for digital radio frequencies
05.09.2018 - Romania Romania
ANCOM has published in consultation the Draft Government Decision on the granting of licenses for the use of DAB+ radio frequencies in Romania. The competitive selection procedure requires each bidder to submit an initial bid indicating the multiplexes they wish to acquire. If demand exceeds the number of multiplexes available, primary rounds of bidding will be organised until the demand no longer exceeds the offer.

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ANCOM launches draft submission with DAB+ licence details in Romania
05.09.2018 - Romania Romania
ANCOM has published a draft working document which details the licence fee to operate DAB+ multiplexes in Romania, the starting price for multiplexes with national coverage being 75,000 euros, and for those with regional coverage starting from 1,050 euros.

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ANCOM launches licence fees for digital terrestrial digital broadcast multiplex in Romania
05.09.2018 - Romania Romania
The National Authority for Administration and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM) announced on Wednesday that it has published in consultation the Draft Government Decision on granting licences to operate radio frequencies for DAB+ broadcasting in Romania.

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ANCOM launches licence fees for digital terrestrial digital broadcast multiplex in Romania
05.09.2018 - Romania Romania
The National Authority for Administration and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM) has announced it has published the Draft Government Decision on granting licences for the operation of radio frequencies for DAB+ broadcasting in Romania. The minimum licence fee for national multiplexes is 75,000 euros. "If regional multiplexes are allocated, the minimum license fee varies according to the area it is allocated to, ranging from 1,050 to 5,500 euros for a multiplex allocated in Bucharest," ANCOM's press release stated.

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Romania consults on DAB+ frequencies award procedure
28.08.2018 - Romania Romania
Romania's telecommunications authority ANCOM will conduct a public consultation ahead of auctioning the rights for the operation of one national DAB+ terrestrial digital audio broadcasting multiplex in the 223-230 MHz band (TV channel 12) and of one national T-DAB+ terrestrial digital audio broadcasting multiplex or 36 regional multiplexes in the 216-223 MHz band (TV channel 11).

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ANCOM invites Romanian public for submissions on new DAB+ proposal
28.08.2018 - Romania Romania
The Romanian National Authority for Administration and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM) has published a tender document for public consultation that will oversee the introduction of DAB+ multiplexes in the country. Submissions can be made until 24 September, after which ANCOM will make recommended modifications to the intial proposal and establish a calendar for later action.

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Romanian regulator ANCOM preparing for national DAB+
23.08.2018 - Romania Romania
The Romanian National Authority for Administration and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM) plans to award 10-year licences to operate national DAB+ multiplexes. The tender process will oblige winners to commence DAB+ services within two years of obtaining their licence.

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EU Countries Assess Digitization and Other Spectrum Challenges
04.06.2018 - Switzerland Switzerland - Romania Romania - Poland Poland
In Switzerland, it is expected that in the autumn of 2019 a decision will be taken whether FM will go off completely in 2021, according to radio.nl. The original plan was that this would take place in phases between 2020 and 2024.

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Romania reveals results of public DAB+ consultation
10.05.2018 - Romania Romania
The Romanian regulator ANCOM has said it will propose legislative amendments ahead of a new DTT tender due to take place in the second half of the year. This follows the results of a public consultation on the spectrum available in the FM band (174-230 MHz) aimed at transforming a VHF digital TV multiplex into four DAB+ national multiplexes.

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Romania's ANCOM to make changes to enable digital radio multiplex tenders
09.05.2018 - Romania Romania
Romania's National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM) will propose some amendments to enable the auctioning of digital radio multiplexes in the country. President Sorin Grindeanu said the tender process would begin in the second half of 2018.

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Key Information

Status: trial and/or regulation
Population: 20.0 million
Population coverage: Sparkline Graph 10.4%
Services: 6 DAB
Last update: 20.01.2016

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