Tunisia

Last update: 10.07.2019 - older versions

Following successful trials starting in 2008, a national multiplex operated by the Office National de la Télédiffusion (ONT), the national public broadcaster in Tunisia, was installed in March 2019. It is now on air, covering over half (51%) of Tunisia’s 11 million inhabitants.

The multiplex, which hosts 18 DAB+ stations, covers the capital of Tunis as well as other regions in the north-eastern part of the country, including Ariana, Ben Arous, Nabeul, Sousse, Monastir, Manouba, Zaghouan, Bizerte and Mahdia.

Last update: 27.09.2019

 A national multiplex operated by the national public broadcaster ONT is now on air covering over half (51%) of the country’s 11 million inhabitants.

The multiplex, which hosts 18 DAB+ stations, covers the capital of Tunis as well as other regions in the north-eastern part of the country, including Ariana, Ben Arous, Nabeul, Sousse, Monastir, Manouba, Zaghouan, Bizerte and Mahdia.

In this country there is

on air.

Simulcast on AM / FM Exclusive on digital Total of services
DAB+ programmes 18 0 18
Digital Radio: the alternative to the anarchy of broadcasting in Tunisia
06.03.2014 - Tunisia Tunisia
According to the trends identified in digital radio broadcasting globally standard (DAB+) will be the only alternative to analog after the extinction of the latter by 2020. This technique will allow all stations to radio operate within the rules of the art while respecting the legislative and technical requirements recommended by the Regional Radiocommunication Conference 2006 Geneva which will provide a free pluralistic media landscape, and diverse in the post-revolution Tunisia.

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Key Information

Status: regular
Population: 11.8 million
Population coverage: Sparkline Graph 51%
Services: 18 DAB+
Last update: 18.02.2020

Useful Links

Arab States Broadcasting Union
Instance Nationale des Télécommunications
Radio tunisienne
Office National de la Télédiffusion (ONT)