Denmark to Add Nationwide Digital Radio Network Capacity - Radio Magazine

Denmark to Add Nationwide Digital Radio Network Capacity

There will be capacity for multiple radio stations to have nation-wide access
Author:
Publish date:

COPENHAGEN � Denmark�s Radio and Television Board has authorized new digital radio networks that will come on-air there in October 2017.� There will be capacity for multiple radio stations to have nation-wide access, according toslks.dk.

Image placeholder title

Digital Radio Teracom A/S, part of the Teracom group, and 100% owned by Teracom Boxer Group AB, which is itself 100% owned by the Swedish State, has been given the right to be the �Gatekeeper� of digital radio transmission in Denmark, with an authority that goes from January of 2017 till December of 2028.� The only other candidate for gatekeeper status was Bauer Digital Media.

"The Board has received two highly qualified applications in its decision to undertake a global assessment based on the established evaluation criteria.�The assessment was made in favor of Digital Radio Teracom A/S, which generally performed better on each criterion, especially in the job as gatekeeper on objective commercial conditions," said Radio and Television Board Chair Mads Bryde Andersen, quoted in same article.��

Related