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Programme providers can apply to two different public tenders:

  • for acquiring radio frequencies for implementing analogue broadcasting and
  • for obtaining the right for programme distribution on the tendered area in the digital broadcasting technology.


The public tender procedure is managed and selected by the Agency for Communication Networks and Services of the Republic of Slovenia based on an explained proposal of the Broadcasting Council and in accordance with the law on electronic communication.

Prior to the application to the public tender, the applicant will acquire a permit for the implementation of radio or television activity.

Conditions

  • The efficient use of frequencies and the criteria for the implementation of the radio or television activity are taken into account in the selection procedure of the interested providers of analogue broadcasting:

    • the scope of own production or production of Slovenian audiovisual works,
    • political neutrality of a programme,
    • genre and thematic diversity of the offer,
    • level of development of broadcasting in a specific area,
    • attained level of coverage of the tendered area with the same programme,
    • opinion of the competent authority of local community on the justifiability of the coverage of the area with the new programme,
    • assurance that the local community supports the local or regional radio or television programme,
    • economic situation of the applicant, technical and staff competence for programme broadcasting,
    • number of potential users,
    • previous experience of the provider in the field of broadcasting,
    • duration (scope) of the programme.


    The selection procedure of the interested providers of the programme in the digital broadcasting technique takes into account:

    • genre and thematic suitability of the programme,
    • scope of own production,
    • quantity of production of Slovenian audiovisual works (for television programmes),
    • scope of Slovenian music (for radio programmes),
    • duration (scope) of the programme,
    • balanced reporting in daily informative broadcasts.


    When selecting the programme, the advantage is given to the programmes that are already broadcast throughout the tendered area through radio frequencies for analogue broadcasting as well as freely accessible (non-coded) programmes.

    Legal basis

  • The efficient use of frequencies and the criteria for the implementation of the radio or television activity are taken into account in the selection procedure of the interested providers of analogue broadcasting:

    • the scope of own production or production of Slovenian audiovisual works,
    • political neutrality of a programme,
    • genre and thematic diversity of the offer,
    • level of development of broadcasting in a specific area,
    • attained level of coverage of the tendered area with the same programme,
    • opinion of the competent authority of local community on the justifiability of the coverage of the area with the new programme,
    • assurance that the local community supports the local or regional radio or television programme,
    • economic situation of the applicant, technical and staff competence for programme broadcasting,
    • number of potential users,
    • previous experience of the provider in the field of broadcasting,
    • duration (scope) of the programme.


    The selection procedure of the interested providers of the programme in the digital broadcasting technique takes into account:

    • genre and thematic suitability of the programme,
    • scope of own production,
    • quantity of production of Slovenian audiovisual works (for television programmes),
    • scope of Slovenian music (for radio programmes),
    • duration (scope) of the programme,
    • balanced reporting in daily informative broadcasts.


    When selecting the programme, the advantage is given to the programmes that are already broadcast throughout the tendered area through radio frequencies for analogue broadcasting as well as freely accessible (non-coded) programmes.

    Legal basis

Last modified:
8. 9. 2021