Ukraine

Last update: 17.06.2020 - older versions

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

There are currently 14 stations broadcasting on DAB+, four of which are exclusively available on DAB+.

 

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: 12.06.2020 - 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. 10 of the stations on the multiplex are simulcats of FM stations and 4 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 10 4 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.

Ukraine will build 10-channel DAB multiplex for Kyiv
02.04.2018 - Ukraine Ukraine
10 radio stations in Kyiv are to broadcast in DAB, with three of those being dedicated to public broadcasting. Eight companies were granted the right to broadcast in digital, with licences awarded for seven years.

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WorldDAB President Patrick Hannon hails launch of DAB in Ukraine
29.03.2018 - Ukraine Ukraine
WorldDAB President Patrick Hannon on Ukraine launching DAB+ services: "Now, for digital radio, this is a very important day. It is a very important day for you in Ukraine: with Ukraine launching DAB+ you’re joining, really, a family of countries that have DAB+ services. We’re now, really, established as the core platform for the future of radio in Europe."

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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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Renault Zoe became the "Best Electric Vehicle of the Year" in three ratings
03.02.2018 - Ukraine Ukraine
In the top equipment, the car receives 16-inch alloy wheels, leather-covered steering wheel and seats, automatic lighting and wipers, a 7-inch infotainment touchscreen with Bluetooth, satellite navigation, heated seats, rear parking camera, and DAB radio and more.

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Ukraine to Begin Testing DAB+
12.01.2018 - Ukraine Ukraine
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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The National Council announced the tender of radio stations claiming digital broadcasting in Kiev
23.12.2017 - Ukraine Ukraine
At the last meeting, the National Council for Television and Radio Broadcasting approved the competitive conditions and decided to announce a tender of radio stations for 14 places in the digital standard T-DAB in Kiev. The operator of the multichannel radio network will be the Concern RRT, the capacity of the multiplex is 14 radio channels.

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Ukraine to introduce DAB+ tender from 2018
21.12.2017 - Ukraine Ukraine
After announcing a competition for digital broadcasting in Kiev, the National Council has made the first step towards the introduction of a new technology for the spread of radio signals in Ukraine. This was stated during the briefing of the National Council on December 21. In order to implement the digital radio implementation project in Kiev, digital transmitters will be installed at the facilities of the Concern RRT for two years. At the first stage - in January-June 2018 in Kiev will be installed two transmitters with a capacity of 2 and 1 kW, and in the second half of next year, the broadcast of the first radio stations will be launched. A year later it is planned to install a transmitter in Brovary, which will significantly improve the coverage of the left-bank signal in Ukraine.

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Ukraine's National Council will announce the T-DAB Digital Broadcasting Contest in Kyiv
21.12.2017 - Ukraine Ukraine
Members of the National Council noted that this project is experimental. Previously, considerable work was done on UCRF, Concern RRT, which will be the operator of a multichannel network, representatives of the industry. The chairman of the National Council Yuriy Artemenko said that the letter to Patrick Hannon, president of WorldDAB, the global sectoral organization, was sent to the regulator, in which he expressed support for this initiative. "We are happy with the news that Ukraine is launching the introduction of digital broadcasting in the DAB+ standard in Kyiv. The competition, announced today, is an important first step towards ensuring future broadcasting in Ukraine, while the DAB+ standard will bring significant benefits to broadcasters and listeners".

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Introduction of digital radio in Kiev: the first steps.
21.12.2017 - Ukraine Ukraine
Broadcasting of the first radio stations in the digital standard DAB + can begin in the city of Kiev in the second half of 2018. "The National Council has decided to announce the competition on digital frequencies for the development of broadcasting in the city of Kiev in the DAB+ standard. This decision is significant, since today all broadcasting in Ukraine is carried out in analogue format or in the Internet."

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National Council Announces Digital Radio Competition in Kyiv and Expects 14 Digital Radio Stations
21.12.2017 - Ukraine Ukraine
On December 21, the National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting decided to announce a tender for digital radio of the T-DAB (DAB+) standard in Kyiv, and also approved the tender conditions.

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Key Information

Status: regular
Population: 43.8 million
Population coverage: Sparkline Graph 7.07%
Services: 14 DAB+
Last update: 12.06.2020

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The National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine