Last update: 08.03.2019
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TRT, the Turkish Broadcasting Corporation, launched DAB+ test transmissions in Band III with 4 transmitters, in Istanbul, Ankara, Bursa and Kocaeli, since May 2017.
TRT is currently airing DAB test transmissions broadcasting eight simulcast services in Band III. Radio-1, TRT-FM, Radio-3, TRT-Nağme, TRT-Türkü, TRT-Haber, Kent-İstanbul and Kent-İzmir are being broadcast via a single transmitter simultaneously with FM Broadcasts.
In order to support the transition into terrestrial digital broadcasting in Turkey, TRT wants to expand the DAB+ trial broadcast network with the addition of other major cities to the network in the next step.
A new tender for frequencies is expected to be launched in 2019, this time not only for digital terrestrial television but also for analogue & digital radio.
The details of the tender have not yet been announced, although RTÜK issued a regulation
which describes the subject on 23 December 2018.
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Last update: 09.12.2019
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30% of the population of Turkey is covered by the Trial DAB+ broadcasts.
In this country there is
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Last update: 28.02.2019
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TRT is currently airing DAB test transmissions broadcasting eight simulcast services in Band III. Radio-1, TRT-FM, Radio-3, TRT-Nağme, TRT-Türkü, TRT-Haber, Kent-İstanbul and Kent-İzmir are being broadcast via a single transmitter simultaneously with FM Broadcast
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