The National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting issued a license for the temporary broadcast of the UATV television channel on the territory of the JFO and on the border administration with the occupied Crimea. Validity of license is one year, National Council press-release reported.
The channel has the right to broadcast in the following settlements:
- Avdiivka, Bakhmut, Volnovakha, Hirnyk, Druzhkivka, Kostiantynivka, Kramatorsk, Novotroitske, Mariupol, Pokrovsk cities and Maryinka checkpoint of Donetsk region;
- Lysychansk, Bakhmutivka, Novotoshkivske, Popasna, Starobilsk, Svatove, Pidhorivka, Schastia, Shyrokyi cities and Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint of Luhansk region;
- Henichesk, Skadovsk, and Chaplynka cities of Krehson region.
In March 2018, UATV channel began broadcasting to the occupied territories of Crimea and Donbas.