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Last update: 18-04-2018 - older versions

The Minister of Communications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation, Nikolai Nikiforov, held a meeting on 17 April in Moscow of the State Commission for Radio Frequencies (GKRC) during which the possibility of deploying DAB+ was discussed, where appropriate and dependent on availability of spectrum.  Relevant regulation and licensing measures would also be required. 

Last update: 05-08-2015

There are no cars with DAB/DAB+ receivers available on the market.

Last update: 05-08-2015

There are no DAB/DAB+ receivers available on the market.

Last update: 05-08-2015

A local DAB+ experimental broadcasting zone on trial was organised in Moscow in 2014. There are no DAB/DAB+ experimental broadcasting zones on trial today in Russian Federation.

Russia to allocate bandwidth for broadcast digital radio
06.10.2018 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
DAB+ will receive band allocations for digital radio broadcasting in Russia, after the decision by the country’s State Commission for Radio Frequencies (SCRF) to allocate also frequencies to DRM. SCRF has confirmed that individual broadcasters will ultimately decide which digital radio standard to use based on the suitability for their regions.
From satsis.info:

Fraunhofer Institute introduced a solution to improve the reception quality of digital radio in the car
WorldDAB Members News - 03.09.2018 - Fraunhofer IIS - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
Developed by the Fraunhofer Institute of Integrated Circuits, the software solution for DAB + opens the possibility for the manufacturers of radio receivers and microcircuits to include the DAB + options in the radio system. "Using a method developed specifically for this purpose, an improved version of our DAB+ software library automatically suppresses any sporadic narrowband interference. Harmful signals of this kind can create electronic components of cars," explains the infotainment manager Martin Spitel.
From Mediasat.info:

European Broadcasting Union updates recommendations for construction of DAB+ networks
WorldDAB Members News - 26.06.2018 - European Broadcasting Union (EBU) - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
The EBU's previous report on the planning of DAB networks, TR 021, was published in 2003. A lot has changed since then - underscoring the need to develop an updated document. The strategic report,EBU Tech 3391, contains recommendations for the implementation of key elements for the planning and design of DAB networks.
From Mediasat:

Russian Federation plans to introduce DAB+
24.04.2018 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
It seems that the Russian Federation is planning to introduce DAB+ radio services, following a meeting of the Russian State Commission on Radio Frequencies held last week.
From Mediasat:

Russia considers deploying digital radio
22.04.2018 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
The Minister of Communications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation, Nikolai Nikiforov, held a meeting on 17 April in Moscow with the State Commission for Radio Frequencies (GKRC) during which the possibility of deploying DAB+ was discussed, where appropriate and dependent on availability of spectrum.
From Asia Radio Today:

Russia plans DAB+ deployment, while South Africa to survey interest in digital radio
20.04.2018 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation - South Africa - South Africa
The Russian Commission presented a report on the possibility of working in Russia on DAB+ networks. It was decided that DAB+ technology could be used, pending certain conditions and availability of frequencies and changes in regulation. In South Africa, communications authority ICASA plans to conduct a survey to launch terrestrial digital radio in South Africa.
From La Lettre Pro:

What's the status of digital radio in Russia?
19.04.2018 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
The allocation of frequencies was done by the State Commission on Radio Frequencies following the meeting held on April 16. The band planned for usage is 175.872 to 228.128 MHz and the possibility of using these frequencies was confirmed by the Research Institute of Radio, which conducted tests of compatibility of DAB + networks with networks already operating in Russia.
From Radio magazine:

Russia to consider DAB+ as part of radio future
18.04.2018 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
Broadcasting authorities in Russia are considering the introduction of DAB+ radio in the country, following consultations held last Monday. The State Commission on Radio Frequencies has decided that the frequency bandwidth of 175,872-228,128 MHz will be allocated to digital radio, as part of its proposal.
From NAG Russia:

Russian government to consider DAB+ broadcasting
17.04.2018 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
The Minister of Communications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation, Nikolai Nikiforov, held a meeting on 17 April in Moscow of the State Commission for Radio Frequencies (GKRC) during which the possibility of deploying DAB+ was discussed, where appropriate and dependent on availability of spectrum. Relevant regulation and licensing measures would also be required.
From Ministry of Communications of Russia:

Russia considering move to DAB+
16.04.2018 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
Russia's State Commission for Radio Frequencies (GKRC) is considering the introduction of DAB+, after the issue was initiated by the Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network" (RTRS) during a meeting last Monday. According to the plans, GKRC will allocate frequencies in the range of 174-230 MHz for the construction of DAB+ networks.
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