Ukraine has started broadcasting its TV channels on the territory of Crimea

Ukraine has started broadcasting its TV channels on the territory of Crimea

In test mode, with the TV tower in Chongar began airing five Ukrainian channels. On September 1, the transmitter power will increase.

From the TV tower in the village of Chongar (Kherson region) began broadcasting on the territory of Crimea, said a member of the National Council of Ukraine on television and radio Sergey Kostinsky.

According to him, while the stream is in test mode and in live issued the transfer of the five TV channels — “UA: CRIMEA” (NSTW), “the Fifth channel”, “Direct channel”, ICTV and “black sea broadcasting company”.

In the future the number of channels will increase to ten.
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With reference to the head of the company “Network of Ukraine” Peter Semerey Kostinsky reported that since September 1, the transmitter power will be increased up to 0.3 kW, and from 1 November to 1 kW, which will improve the quality and increase the range of reception.

Kostinskaya previously said that the tower in Chongar built almost on the border with Crimea, but because the signal it is accepted even in the vicinity of Simferopol.

The Deputy Minister of internal policy, information and communication, Republic of Crimea Maxim Yakovlev told RBC that on the Peninsula ready for the next attempt to start broadcasting Ukrainian TV channels on the territory of Crimea. “We are ready. Let start broadcasting. We forbid them not,” he said.

According to him, Crimea is constantly working to block the Ukrainian TV channels. “From the neighboring state builds a network broadcasting means for intentional broadcast content on the territory of Crimea. We, in turn, respond to this direction of radiation of their channels,” he said.

In November 2015, the Head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov ordered to stop broadcasting Ukrainian radio stations in the Northern parts of the Peninsula.

“Ukrainian media strip as a class. I even heard that someone in the Crimea is listening to these transmissions is unclear. It is better to let “good night, kids” watch” — he said at a meeting of the headquarters for emergency situations.