The National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting has designated the Concern for Radio Broadcasting, Radio Communications and Television, which is managed by the State Service for Special Communications and Information, as a service provider for broadcasting using the radio frequency spectrum of the MX-7 multichannel electronic communication network.
During the meeting of the National Council, RRT Concern Technical Director Serhiy Semeriy recalled the stages of construction of the MX-7 multiplex, described the technical capabilities of the network and its features, as well as the terms of the CRRT for companies that will broadcast on MX-7.
MX-7 development plan
Back in 2021, the Government approved a plan for the development of the MX-7 multiplex nationwide digital multichannel television network. The construction of the MX-7 network began in January 2022, and in January 2023, the RRTC completed this work.
135 transmission stations out of 158 have been put into operation. The rest will be launched in the regions of Ukraine temporarily occupied by the enemy after their de-occupation. By the way, the RRTC also plans to put into operation nine additional transmitting stations in the areas bordering Russia in Chernihiv, Sumy, and Kharkiv regions.
The MX-7 network is already operating in test mode.
The broadcasting tender announced by the regulator is ongoing.
The package of 12 TV channels will be free for viewers.
The estimated coverage of 90% of the territory of Ukraine is confirmed by sample measurements conducted by the Ukrainian State Center of Radio Frequencies.
MH-7 has a system for alerting the public about emergencies.