Norway’s NKOM Prepares for DAB+ Multiplex License Auction

37 local/regional DAB+ multiplexes around the country will be sold off
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OSLO�Norway�s the Post and Telecommunications Authority (NKOM) has made plans for an auction of licenses for 37 local/regional DAB+ multiplexes around the country. The auction is scheduled for early 2016.

Each DAB + license will be awarded to a Multiplex operator, who will in turn lease the transmission capacity to interested radio stations.

According to radio.nl, the last auction occurred in 2013, and started at 1 Norwegian Krone per license. �The most expensive license sale was for the Oslo area (Akershus) and it was the only one to go for more than 15,000 euros.

The map below shows the layout of the mux licenses to be sold:

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