Ukraine

Last update: 13.03.2019 - 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

“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.

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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

Useful Links

The National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine