Slovenia

Last update: 27-08-2019 - older versions

AKOS consultation on second DAB+ national multiplex

Slovenia's R1 multiplex was filled in August 2019 with the award of licences to Radio Aktual and Radio City to broadcast on the remaining spaces available on the R1 network.  Interest was high with 11 applicants - a healthy sign ahead of the public consultation by AKOS on the tender process for a second DAB+ national network, with a public meeting held at AKOS offices on 12 September 2019.  

Launch of Regular DAB+ services

DAB+ has been on air since 2016, with the launch of the first R1 national DAB+ network, operated by public broadcaster RTV Slovenia.  

Last update: 14-10-2016 - older versions

By the decree of the assignment of radio frequencies, RTV Slovenija Transmitters and Communication Unit has as the operator of the first digital network in Slovenia started to transmit radio channels from the transmission stations located at Krim, Krvavec, Nanos, Plešivec, Tinjan and Trdinov vrh. Other additional enlargements of the network depend on the reception of the new technology by users and also broadcasters. At the moment, the network reaches 73% of Slovene homes and covers 89% of motorway and highway systems.

Last update: 29-08-2019 - older versions

In this country there is

on air.

See real time information about DAB+ services on air in Slovenia here.

Simulcast on AM / FM Exclusive on digital Total of services
DAB+ programmes 16 1 17

Last update: 30-09-2014 - older versions

Receivers are available in some stores and as an option in some car brands.

Last update: 19-01-2016 - older versions

The latest DAB trial completed in November 2013. Coverage was available in the capital city of Ljubljana and central Slovenia. The trial broadcasts covered 22.5% of the population.

Last update: 28-08-2019 - older versions

In August 2019 the regulator AKOS announced a public consultation and information meeting to take place on 12 September 2019, and plans to publish a tender for frequencies for a second national/regional DAB+ network, as well as one local network in Ljubljana. 

The R1 multiplex currently on air with permanent services is licenced until 2026.

Digital radio DAB+ starts in Slovenia
12.09.2016 - Slovenia - Slovenia
The first DAB+ has begun operating in Slovenia and the four stations from the national broadcaster are now available via DAB+. The DAB+ network will reach 60 percent of the Slovenian population in the current stage of development.
From Radio Woche:

Licences issued for first Slovenian DAB+ network
08.09.2016 - Slovenia - Slovenia
AKOS has issued licences for 13 stations for Slovenia's first DAB+ network. In addition to 4 stations from public broadcaster RTV Slovenia, 9 additional stations were awarded a licence for digital broadcasting. The network will be officially operational on September 19th.

Slovenia issues public tender for DAB+ network
20.06.2016 - Slovenia - Slovenia
The Agencija za komunikacijska omrežja in storitve Republike Slovenije (Agency for Communication Networks and Services of the Republic of Slovenia) is preparing to launch its first DAB radio network by issuing a public tender procedure for content providers.
From Radio World:

Tender published for first DAB+ national network in Slovenia:
16.06.2016 - Slovenia - Slovenia
The Agency for Communication Networks and Services of the Republic of Slovenia has published a public tender for content providers, for the first DAB+ national network in Slovenia...
From Akos-rs:

RTV Slovenija receives DAB+ network operator licence
20.01.2016 - Slovenia - Slovenia
Slovenia's Agency for Communications Networks and Services (Akos) has issued a decision on the allocation of radio frequencies for the DAB+ multiplex R1. Public broadcaster RTV Slovenija and its transmission unit Oddajniki in zveze will be responsible for managing the DAB+ network.
From Telecompaper:

Slovenia issues license for first national DAB network
19.01.2016 - Slovenia - Slovenia
Issued to the public broadcaster, RTV Slovenia, the initial network should be operational by September 2016 and is planned to cover 70% of the population.
From Agency for Communication Networks and Services:

Slovena introducing digital radio
14.10.2015 - Slovenia - Slovenia
Digital radio has been discussed in Slovenia for many years and presents many opportunities for radio stations, especially in terms of listening quality and coverage. The deployment of DAB in Slovenia depends largely on the interest of network operators and broadcasters.
From Zurnal24:

Slovenian regulator launches digital radio consultations
14.06.2013 - Slovenia - Slovenia
Slovenia's Agency for Post and Electronic Communications has invited all interested parties, especially radio stations, to participate in the public consultation on options for developing terrestrial digital radio. In Slovenia, T-DAB has so far only been allocated for radio frequencies from the Krvavec transmitter on block 12B, used by public broadcaster RTV Slovenija to air its radio stations RA SLO 1, RA SLO 2, RA SLO 3 and Radio Si.
From Telecompaper (subscription):

Slovenian regulator launches digital radio consultations
14.06.2013 - Slovenia - Slovenia
Slovenia's Agency for Post and Electronic Communications has invited all interested parties, especially radio stations, to participate in the public consultation on options for developing terrestrial digital radio. In Slovenia, T-DAB has so far only been allocated for radio frequencies from the Krvavec transmitter on block 12B, used by public broadcaster RTV Slovenija to air its radio stations RA SLO 1, RA SLO 2, RA SLO 3 and Radio Si. The license runs until 12 November.
From Telecompaper :

Digital Switch Underway in Slovenia (adds)
04.01.2010 - Slovenia - Slovenia
Ljubljana, 1 December (STA) - The transitional period in which broadcasters must make the switch from analogue to digital broadcasting began in Slovenia on ...
From STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija (subscription):

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Key Information

Status: regular
Population: 2.1 million
Population coverage: Sparkline Graph 73%
Services: 17 DAB+
Last update: 29.08.2019

Useful Links

digitalniradio.si/
AKOS; Agency for Communication Networks and Services of the Republic of Slovenia
The tender for the ten rights dissemination of radio programs in digital broadcasting technology throughout the territory of the Republic of Slovenia
www.akos-rs.si/monitor:-digitalno-radijsko-oddajanje
RTV Slovenija DAB+ Information