Considering the commitment of the Republic of Moldova through the implementation of the Regional Agreement regarding the planning of the terrestrial digital broadcasting service, signed during the Geneva 2006 Regional Radiocommunication Conference and ratified by the Republic of Moldova through Law no. 69/2008, on 05.10.2022, the National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI), as a result of the auction, designated the winners for the provision of public networks with regional coverage and publicly available electronic communications services in the digital terrestrial television system in the Republic Moldova, as follows:
1) "Pro Media" LLC - winner of the auction for radio channel 43 for the creation of the Mux R17 regional multiplex, Cimislia allocation;
2) SC "Canal Regional" LLC - winner of the auction for the following radio channels and regional multiplexes:
47 /Mux R1 Balti allocation (Mandresti area);
47 /Mux R3 allocation Cahul - Comrat;
37 /Mux R5 Causeni allocation;
23 /Mux R7 Chisinau allocation;
23 /Mux R10 allocation Edinet;
41 /Mux R11 Floresti allocation.
The winners of the auction are expected to submit to ANRCETI the applications for the issuance of licenses for the creation and supply of these multiplexes.
On 12.08.2022, ANRCETI auctioned out 18 decimetric radio channels of 8 MHz each from the [470-694 MHz] radio frequency band for the creation/supply of 18 networks/multiplexes with regional coverage and publicly available electronic communications services, in digital terrestrial television system.
7 radio channels were in demand in the auction, while the other 11 unrequested radio channels will be subject to auctions, based on the requests received from electronic communications providers.