History

1
1926
The first radio transmitter in Bratislava starts broadcasting
2
1938
Radio transmitters in Košice and Banská Bystrica are built
3
1945
Transmitter Veľké Kostoľany is built
4
1946
Rádiotechnický úrad for the provision of administration, operation and construction of transmitters is established
5b
1949
Rádiotechnický úrad is incorporated in Československý rozhlas operations
6
1953
Oblastná správa rádiokomunikácií is established
7
1956
Broadcasting of the first television programme starts in Kamzík, Bratislava
b1
1958
Oblastná správa rádiokomunikácií and Správa diaľkových telekomunikačných spojov are joined to form the Správa diaľkových telekomunikačných a rádiokomunikačných spojov,  later renamed to Správa diaľkových káblov
b2
1960
Broadcasting in the very short wave band I is started on the transmitter Tatry - Veľký Slavkov
b3
1963
Správa rádiokomunikácií and Správa diaľkových káblov are established due to organizational and legal changes
b4
1968
The state-owned enterprise Správa rádiokomunikácií is established in Bratislava
b5
1973
Start of broadcasting in colour and start of second television programme broadcasting in Žilina, Krížava
b6
1974
A new television tower is finished on Kamzík, Bratislava
C1
1986
Broadcasting in the very short wave band II is started in Bratislava
C2
1993
Správa rádiokomunikácií is incorporated in Slovenské telekomunikácie on the grounds of decision of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Public Works
C3
1999
The first experimental broadcasting of terrestrial digital television (DVB-T) in Central Europe
D1
2002
Our own uplink station on TVS Kamzík is put into service
demogulicka
2004
Pilot digital terrestrial broadcasting in the DVB-T system is commenced in the region Banská Bystrica – Zvolen
demogulicka
2005
Pilot digital terrestrial broadcasting in the DVB-T system is commenced in Bratislava and surroundings; we cover around 14 % of Slovak population with DVB-T signal
demogulicka
2006
Testing operation of the first digital radio broadcasting in medium wave bank in the DRM system in Slovakia
demogulicka
2007
The branch plant Rádiokomunikácie is transformed to joint-stock company TBDS with 100 % ownership by Slovak Telekom, a.s.
demogulicka
2007
Services are expanded with the offer of paid television channels on Skylink platform
demogulicka
2008
The gradual process of asset acquisition of companies TBDS, a.s., RK Tower, s.r.o., Rádiokomunikácie, o.z. is completed
D 08 v2
2008
Company name is changed to Towercom, a.s.
demogulicka
2008
Satellite broadcasting in full HD is implemented for the Skylink platform
demogulicka
2009
Integrated Management System is certified pursuant to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 27001 standards
demogulicka
2009
Public tender procedure for the performance of digital terrestrial broadcasting in the DVB-T system in Slovakia is won
demogulicka
2009
Regular digital terrestrial broadcasting is launched for 80 % of Slovak population
demogulicka
2010
The digital terrestrial broadcasting is expanded to cover 94 % of population
demogulicka
2010
Regular digital terrestrial broadcasting of public and commercial multiplex is launched
demogulicka
2010
Testing operation of HDTV (MPEG-4) in DVB-T during Winter Olympics and Football World Cup
demogulicka
2010
Gradual disconnection of analogue terrestrial broadcasting is commenced
demogulicka
2011
Transition from analogue terrestrial television broadcasting to digital terrestrial television broadcasting is made
demogulicka
2011
Radio broadcasting in short wave band is discontinued
demogulicka
2011
Regular HDTV broadcasting in public multiplex is started
demogulicka
2011
Analogue broadcasting of the first programme is discontinued in Kamzík, Bratislava (started 55 years ago)
demogulicka
2012
Testing operation of the new broadcasting standard DVB-T2
demogulicka
2012
Definitive end of analogue broadcasting in Slovakia
demogulicka
2013
Another two nation-wide multiplexes covering 80 % of population with offer of free FTA and paid TV stations are launched
demogulicka
2013
Company shareholder changes to Macquarie Infrastructure Funds
demogulicka
2015
Historically first broadcasting of digital radio in modern standard T-DAB+
demogulicka
2016
Change of corporate design and logo of the company Towercom, a.s.

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