Ukraine - Current situation - History

01.08.2018

On 29th March 2018, the National Council announced the results of the competition for digital radio broadcasting in Kyiv. 9 radio stations are to broadcast in DAB format, with three of those being dedicated to public broadcasting. More information.

In July 2018, the National Council announced the results of another competition for digital radio broadcasting in Kyiv. Four additional radio stations are to broadcast in the DAB+ format. As of today, 9 DAB+ services are on air. More information

“An experiment with the introduction of digital radio in Kyiv is the regulator’s response to the active development of the radio industry and, at the same time, the catastrophic lack of the radio frequency resource used for analogue broadcasting. We have no other way than to give a chance to new technologies, - ” explained the concept of DAB+ introduction in Ukraine Council Member Serhii Kostynskyi.

 

21.06.2018

On 29th March 2018, the National Council announced the results of the competition for digital radio broadcasting in Kyiv. 10 radio stations are to broadcast in DAB format, with three of those being dedicated to public broadcasting. More information

“An experiment with the introduction of digital radio in Kyiv is the regulator’s response to the active development of the radio industry and, at the same time, the catastrophic lack of the radio frequency resource used for analogue broadcasting. We have no other way than to give a chance to new technologies, - ” explained the concept of DAB+ introduction in Ukraine Council Member Serhii Kostynskyi.

 

06.04.2018

On 29th March 2018, the National Council announced the results of the competition for digital radio broadcasting in Kyiv. 10 radio stations are to broadcast in DAB format, with three of those being dedicated to public broadcasting. More information

On December 21st 2017 the National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine announced a DAB+ digital radio tender in Kiev. It will be a pilot project on digital radio switch-off during 2018-2025. The licence on broadcasting to be issued for 7 years. More information

“An experiment with the introduction of digital radio in Kyiv is the regulator’s response to the active development of the radio industry and, at the same time, the catastrophic lack of the radio frequency resource used for analogue broadcasting. We have no other way than to give a chance to new technologies, - ” explained the concept of DAB+ introduction in Ukraine Council Member Serhii Kostynskyi.

Following a meeting on Dec. 22, the Ukraine National Council has announced that it plans to make spectrum available for DAB+ on its 174–230 MHz radio frequency band.

The National Council for Radio & Television Broadcasting in Ukraine put forward a proposal on 22 December 2016 to allocate spectrum for deployment of DAB+.