Romanian DTT bidders clear first hurdle

May 16, 2014 08.47 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

ancom-logoThe bids submitted by RCS&RDS and SNR to operate DTT multiplexes in Romania have been deemed to fulfill the qualification criteria, according to the regulator ANCOM.

The tender is for a total of five multiplexes, four employing UHF and one VHF, with the DVB-T2 standard.

The licences will be awarded for a period of 10 years, effective June 1, 2015, the date on which Romania will officially complete the transition to digital broadcasting.