Ukraine

Last update: 06-04-2018 - older versions

On 29th March 2018, the National Council announced the results of the competition for digital radio broadcasting in Kyiv. 10 radio stations are to broadcast in DAB format, with three of those being dedicated to public broadcasting. More information

On December 21st 2017 the National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine announced a DAB+ digital radio tender in Kiev. It will be a pilot project on digital radio switch-off during 2018-2025. The licence on broadcasting to be issued for 7 years. 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.

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.

The National Council for Radio & Television Broadcasting in Ukraine put forward a proposal on 22 December 2016 to allocate spectrum for deployment of DAB+.

First DAB+ stations switched on in Kyiv
15.06.2018 - Ukraine - Ukraine
The first DAB+ broadcast took place on 15 June in Kyiv, with seven stations available for listeners. This follows the award of tenders in March.
From Mediasat:

Ukraine calls for more DAB+ applications
03.05.2018 - Ukraine - Ukraine
Ukraine’s National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting (NRADA) is now accepting applications for the four places remaining on the DAB+ multiplex in Kiev. The Council is accepting applications from 17 May to 15 June, with results to be announced on 14 August.
From Radio World:

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
WorldDAB Members News - 23.04.2018 - Mitsubishi Electric Automotive Europe BV - Ukraine - Ukraine
The Eclipse Cross includes automatic air conditioning and electronic windows, and the infotainment system includes a 7.0-inch screen, DAB radio and connection with smartphone.
From Obazrevatel:

Applications for Ukraine DAB tender to open 17 May
19.04.2018 - Ukraine - Ukraine
There are 4 places in the multiplex of digital radio stations in Kyiv. Applications for participation in the tender will be accepted from May 17 to June 15.
From Detector Media:

The National Council announces a new tender for digital radio in Kiev
05.04.2018 - Ukraine - Ukraine
The tender will feature 4 free spaces in digital multiplex, which will work on two transmitters of the RRT Concern in Kyiv. In total, 14 radio stations can be called in the multiplex.
From Detector.Media:

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.
From Radio magazine:

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."
From NRADA:

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.
From NRADA:

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.
From Ecotechnica Ukraine:

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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