Four new local radio stations have been approved, including two Portuguese channels.

Five organisations applied for one each of the 11 new radio frequencies, and four were accepted.

Among these were two new local radio stations in Portuguese: Radio Positiva in Esch and Radio Lusitana in Préizerdaul.

A new Luxembourgish language station called Péiteng on Air, unsurprisingly located in Pétange, was also approved.

Finally, Gilsdorf will get a new station called Country Radio Gilsdref which is going to broadcast mainly American music.

Luxembourg’s independent broadcasting authority, Autorité luxembourgeoise indépendante de l’audiovisuel (ALIA), said it hopes that the new local radio stations will help to diversify the country's radio landscape. Broadcasting from the four new stations will begin once the authorisation and contract documents have been finalised.