The national Council will hold a competition for broadcasting in the ATO and the Crimea

Нацсовет проведет конкурс на вещание в АТО и Крыму

The contest will be held for broadcasting in FM-band.

In April and may, the national Council of Ukraine on television and radio will hold tenders for frequencies for broadcasting in the zone of the antiterrorist operation and the Crimea.

This will increase the number of Ukrainian broadcasters in these territories, reported the press service of the regulator.

“The competitions will be FM frequency, which was calculated in Pokrovsk, Konstantinovka, Bahmut and Kramatorsk Donetsk region; in Happiness, Starobilsk and Kremennaya of Lugansk region”, – stated in the message.

The regulator added that during the last three years permission to broadcast in the zone of the ATO are provided under the simplified procedure. But permits may apply only to those companies that have already received licenses of the national Council, which prevents the emergence of new broadcasters.

“We are initiating competitions for that in the zone of the ATO has a new radio station”, – the press service quoted a member of the national Council Sergey Kostinsky.

In addition, according to the report, the Commission on recovery of broadcasting under the Ministry of information policy of Ukraine initiated the ordering of new FM radio frequencies in the Village Lugansk, Popasnaya, Svetlodarsk, Lugansk region, and in Avdiivka and Marinka Donetsk region. This will increase the number of Ukrainian broadcasters on the demarcation line.

Also for the needs of the Crimea Commission, in MIP are encouraged to hold contests on a digital frequency, calculated for the village Chongar Kherson region. The Council added that by holding such a contest North of the Crimea Peninsula in the coming months will be covered by digital signal 4-5 Ukrainian television standard DVB-T2.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that as at the end of 2016, the broadcasting of Ukrainian TV and radio companies was restored in 29 settlements of Donetsk and Lugansk regions.

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