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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, 14 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.


Last update: 13.03.2019 - older versions

The population coverage of the local regular DAB+ multiplex on air in Ukraine is about 3 million people (the capital city - Kyiv).

Last update: 13.03.2019 - older versions

In this country there is

on air.

The 7D frequency block will be used before the switch off of analogue television, after which it will be converted to 11D.

14 companies were winners of the competition for the DAB+ broadcasting licenses. 9 of the stations on the multiplex are simulcats of FM stations and 5 are exclusive to DAB+.

The first stations began transmissions in June 2018. 

The transmissions are being implemented by the Broadcasting, Radiocommunications and Television Concern (BRT), which is also the telecommunications operator.


Simulcast on AM / FM Exclusive on digital Total of services
DAB+ programmes 9 5 14

Last update: 01.08.2018

The Association of Broadcasters includes companies that hold licenses for broadcasting via DAB+. The objectives of the Association to uphold the interests of its members, network development and the promotion of digital radio.

First DAB+ stations switched on in Kyiv
15.06.2018 - Ukraine Ukraine
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Ukraine calls for more DAB+ applications
03.05.2018 - Ukraine Ukraine
Ukraine’s National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting (NRADA) is now accepting applications for the four places remaining on the DAB+ multiplex in Kiev. The Council is accepting applications from 17 May to 15 June, with results to be announced on 14 August.

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Applications for Ukraine DAB tender to open 17 May
19.04.2018 - Ukraine Ukraine
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The National Council announces a new tender for digital radio in Kiev
05.04.2018 - Ukraine Ukraine
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Ukraine will build 10-channel DAB multiplex for Kyiv
02.04.2018 - Ukraine Ukraine
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WorldDAB President Patrick Hannon hails launch of DAB in Ukraine
29.03.2018 - Ukraine Ukraine
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10 radio stations will broadcast in digital format in Kyiv
29.03.2018 - Ukraine Ukraine
Ukraine's National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting (NRADA) has announced that 10 stations have been selected to broadcast in DAB format following a competition launched last year. The digital broadcasting licenses have been granted to broadcasters for the period of 7 years.

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Ukraine to Begin Testing DAB+
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The National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine has announced a DAB digital radio pilot project in 2018 and 2019 with the broadcasting license to be issued for seven years.

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Key Information

Status: regular
Population: 43.8 million
Population coverage: Sparkline Graph 7.07%
Services: 14 DAB+
Last update: 18.02.2020

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The National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine