Russian Federation

Last update: 11-03-2019 - older versions

The Minister of Communications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation, Nikolai Nikiforov, held a meeting on 17 April 2018 in Moscow at the time of the State Commission for Radio Frequencies (GKRC) when the possibility of deploying DAB+ was discussed, where appropriate and dependent on availability of spectrum.  

DAB+ has since been approved as a technical standard for digital radio in Russia - see relevant documentation on The General Radio Frequency Centre website here.  

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.

Last update: 11-03-2019

DAB+ has been approved as a technical standard for digital radio in Russia - see relevant documentation on The General Radio Frequency Centre website here.  

 

 

Plans to introduce digital radio proposed for Russia
16.04.2018 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
The Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network has initiated discussion on introducing DAB+ digital radio in Russia, with the frequency range of 174-230 MHz to be used. No dates have been confirmed on when the new format will be implemented.
From ICT Online:

DAB+ being considered for Russia
16.04.2018 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
Russia's State Commission on Radio Frequencies (GKRC) is returning to the issue of the construction of digital radio standard DAB+ networks in Russia, which was postponed for several years. Under the proposal, GKRC will allocate frequencies in the range of 174-230 MHz for the construction of DAB+ networks.
From Traders Union:

DAB-radio in the car: growth across Europe
08.11.2016 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
Recently published figures from WorldDAB and JATO show that the number of DAB-receivers installed in the new cars is growing in key markets across Europe. In the first half of 2016 more than 1.7 million new cars were sold with DAB-receiver in them.
From Mediasat:

New Ford Territiry Titamium released
20.10.2016 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
The new machine is equipped with a modern digital radio, which is also controlled via the touch screen. For better radio reception system has a DAB+ reciever, which is located in a small antenna located on the roof.
From Driver-News.ru:

Broadcasting industry has introduced an open radio interface for smartphones
WorldDAB Members News - 19.09.2016 - IDAG - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
A consortium of broadcasters and organizations united their efforts to develop an open and universal interface, which should facilitate the integration of digital radio reception systems in smartphones. The launch of the open interface for the reception of radio on mobile devices (OMRI) was announced at IBC 2016.
From Mediasat:

DAB in Europe: major milestones in the last six months
24.08.2016 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
In his blog, WorldDAB President, Patrick Hannon writes about the significant developments of DAB digital radio technology in Germany and Belgium over the past sixth months.
From Mediasat:

Voice of Russia expands digital broadcasting coverage in US, Europe
13.03.2013 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
In early March, the Voice of Russia radio station went on air in Switzerland using its digital DAB+ multiplex. Programs are now broadcast 24/7 in German, French, Italian, English and Russian.
From The Voice of Russia :

Set back for mobile TV in Russia
27.11.2007 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation
The introduction of 3G services, and hence mobile TV, has received a blow in Russia. Mikhail Shamolin, the president of Sistema-backed MTS, the country’s leading mobile operator, is reported as having said that plans to launch services in the capital, Moscow, are to be put back for a few years.

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