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.

National Council announces the T-DAB Digital Broadcasting Tender in Kiev
21.12.2017 - Ukraine Ukraine
On December 21, the National Council approved the competitive conditions and decided to announce the T-DAB Digital Broadcasting Contest in Kiev. This was reported in the press service of the National Council. Two transmitters for distribution of a digital signal are planned to be installed on the streets Dorogozhichy and Saperno-Sloboda. Synchronous broadcasting will be organized on the 7D channel. Number of programs - 14, broadcast volume - 24 hours a day.

(Galinfo) Read more


DAB+ tender to be held in Ukraine
06.12.2017 - Ukraine Ukraine
The National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine is planning to announce a digital radio tender in Kyiv, as a pilot program on introducing DAB+ to the Ukraine during 2018-19.

(National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine - Press Release) Read more


Ukraine moves forward with DAB+
24.01.2017 - Ukraine Ukraine
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.

(Radio World) Read more


DAB updates from Flanders, Norway and Ukraine
10.01.2017 - Belgium Belgium - Norway Norway - Ukraine Ukraine
During the last week of December, the Flemish Parliament approved the new plan of the Flemish Media Minister Gatz, which provides a focus on digital radio in the Flanders region.While the big news from Norway is that the FM shutdowns will start during the week of January 9th. At the end of December, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine National Council decided to contact the State Service for Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine regarding amendments to the plan for radio frequency resources throughout the country.

(Radio Magazine) Read more


Ukraine allocates spectrum for DAB
04.01.2017 - Ukraine Ukraine
The National Council for Radio and Television Broadcasting in Ukraine put forward a proposal on 22 December 2016 to allocate spectrum for the deployment of DAB+. Executive Secretary of the National Council Oleksandr Ilyashenko said "We have long studied the experience of our European colleagues and concluded that it is necessary to give digital radio an opportunity to develop."

(National Council for Radio and Television Broadcasting) Read more


DAB/DAB+ : How to develop digital broadcasting?
20.09.2016 - Ukraine Ukraine
WorldDAB has released fresh figures showing the sales of DAB devices and digital radio coverage in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Norway will soon make the historic step of disabling FM-broadcasting, Switzerland will do the same in 2020. Denmark and the UK are preparing for the same step, and Germany are developing their own plans to transfer to digital broadcasting.

(Independent Association of Broadcasters) Read more


LG Stylus 2 launches in Ukraine
06.05.2016 - LG Electronics WorldDAB Member - Ukraine Ukraine
The world's first DAB+ smartphone is now available to buy in Ukraine.

(Prostotech) Read more


Digital Radio East
11.02.2010 - Ukraine Ukraine
Ukraine’s National Television and Radio Council (KRRT) announced plans in December 2009 to offer DAB digital radio

(followthemedia.com) Read more


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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

Useful Links

The National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine