dab competition


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+.

The population coverage of the local regular DAB+ multiplex on air in Ukraine is about 3 million people (the capital city – Kyiv).

In this country there is

  • Local multiplex: 1 Regular

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

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.

Two more digital radio stations in Ukraine
On amending the Decision of the National Council No. 1308 of 05 September 2019 “On announcing the competition for obtaining the license for radio broadcasting in the terrestrial digital multichannel network (T-DAB standard) with the use of radio frequency
VIDEO: Obtaining a DAB+ licence in Kyiv
The National Council of TV and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine announces a competition for 2 digital radio programmes in Kyiv
Ukraine’s NRADA attends IFA Berlin to explore best DAB+ launch practice

(National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine (NRADA)) Read more

The last free spot in the digital radio multiplex of Kyiv was taken by the station Priamyi FM (Direct FM)
Association of Digital Broadcasters established in Ukraine

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

The WorldDAB Forum is an international non-government organisation whose objective it is to coordinate the implementation of all Eureka-147-based technologies, such as DAB, DAB+ and DMB.

5 live Afternoon Edition DAB Radio Competition – Terms and conditions

Terms and Conditions

1. The competition is open to all residents of the UK, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, aged 16 or over except BBC employees, their close relatives and anyone connected with the competition. Proof of identity and eligibility may be required.

2. During the Afternoon Edition on 5 live every day from Monday 15 December 2014 until Thursday 18th December 2014 and on Kermode and Mayo on Friday 19th December 2014 listeners will be invited to enter by answering a question posed on air using the following method:

• By texting 85058 with the keyword SPORT followed by A, B or C corresponding to their answer. Texts will be charged at your standard message rate. Check with your network provider for exact costs.

Please listen out for announcements during the programme for opening and closing times. Registrations outside of the period will not count and you will be charged.

No other method of entry will be accepted. Only one entry is allowed per listener, you will be charged for each additional entry but they will not count.

3. Once the competition window is closed, a winner will be selected at random from the correct entrants. Entrants must be available on the mobile telephone number from which they entered. If, after reasonable attempts a winner cannot be contacted, that entrant’s participation in the competition ends. Another winner would then be selected at random from the pool of correct entrants.

4. The prize is a DAB digital radio. There are 5 available to win each day. Each day is a separate competition.

5. The prize is stated as above. There is no cash alternative and the prize cannot be sold or transferred in any circumstances. In the unlikely event the BBC cannot fulfil the Prize for editorial or any other reason, a suitable similar Prize will be offered.

6. The BBC’s decision as to entrants taking part and winners is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into.

7. Winners on previous days are not eligible to enter in subsequent days of this competition.

8. Entrants agree to take part in any post-competition publicity. The names of winners will be made public.

9. Your telephone number, name and any other personal details will be handled by the BBC in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The BBC will only ever use your personal details for the purposes of administering this competition. Your personal details will only be kept for as long as necessary to fulfil these purposes. Please see the BBC’s Privacy Policy:

10. This competition is conducted in line with the BBC’s code of conduct for competitions, which can be found on

11. The BBC reserves the right to: (i) amend these terms and conditions, including but not limited to, opening and closing times; (ii) disqualify any entrant who breaches the rules or has acted fraudulently in any way; and; (iii) cancel the competition, at any stage, if in its opinion it is deemed necessary or if circumstances arise outside its control.

12. The BBC, their sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agencies cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem with any server, system, network or mobile operator or service provider or otherwise which may result in any registration not being properly logged or not recorded.

13. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and to agree to be bound by them when registering.

14. The competition is run by the BBC. The applicable law is that of England and Wales.

Winners – Monday 15 December

Richard Preston from Wolverhampton

Victoria Collings from West Lothian

Paul O’Mahony from Essex

Richard Ingham from Chorley

Kevin Westland from Preston

Winners – Tuesday 16 December

Rodney Hunt from London

Steve Billington from Birmingham

Ellen Frost from Mitcham

Paul Channon from Knaresborough

Jim Edwards from Newtownabbey

Winners – Wednesday 17 December

Christopher Robson from Northumberland

Peter Logan from Cheshire

Graham Entwistle from Lancashire

Shane Stone from Berkshire

Phillip Lucas from Hampshire

Winners – Thursday 18 December

Roy Jarmy from Norwich

Jackie Storer from Whitstable

Simon Harris from Leicester

Winners – Friday 19 December

Terms and conditions for entry for Afternoon Edition's DAB radio competition.