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Television Broadcast Licensing Update May 2012

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type Licensee Service Name
TLCS AATW Limited Now Music TV
TLCS Blackbelt TV Inc Blackbelt TV
TLCS Cloud Television One Limited Starz
TLCS Discovery Communications Europe Limited Discovery Channel (Bulgaria)
TLCS Discovery Communications Europe Limited Discovery Channel (Hungary)
TLCS Discovery Communications Europe Limited Discovery Channel (Romania)
TLCS Discovery Communications Europe Limited Animal Planet (Romania)
TLCS Discovery Communications Europe Limited Discovery Channel (Poland)
TLCS Discovery Communications Europe Limited Animal Planet (Poland)
TLCS Discovery Communications Europe Limited Discovery Science (Poland)
TLCS Discovery Communications Europe Limited Discovery World (Poland)
TLCS e.sat TV (Pty) Limited eNews Channel Africa (eNC Africa)
TLCS Evision247 Limited Samah TV
TLCS Plus Media TR Limited Albeni TV
TLCS Trace UK World Limited La Chaine Des Champions, Special Londres
TLCS Ultimate......Hits Limited Ultimate Hits TV


Full contact details (by channel name) are available on Ofcoms website under Ofcom Licensing / Television Broadcast Licensing.

Television services that have ceased to be licensed (handed back or revoked) in this period

The following services are no longer licensed.

The relevant licence is either:

  • no longer required by the licensee so has been handed back, or the service has been removed from a licence covering multiple services, or;
  • revoked as a matter of routine (usually for non-payment of the annual licence fee).
  • the licensee ceases to exist (has been liquidated or become dissolved)
Licence Type Licensee Service Name
TLCS Broadcasting (UK) Limited Hustler TV UK
TLCS Datel Holdings Limited Max TV
TLCS Ocean Finance and Mortgages Limited Ocean Finance
TLCS Sun TV Network Europe Limited Chutti TV

 

Ofcom can also revoke licences for a number of reasons relating to the conditions of the licence. In such cases Ofcom will normally publish a statement setting out the reasons for the revocation.

Licence transfers

The following licence has been transferred to a new company who is now the legal licensee.

Licence Type Previous Licensee New Licensee Service Name
TLCS Dolphin Broadcsting Limited Entertainment Networks (UK) Limited Movies4Men (+1)
TLCS Dolphin Broadcsting Limited Entertainment Networks (UK) Limited Movies4Men2 (+1)
RTSL Dolphin Broadcsting Limited Entertainment Networks (UK) Limited Men and Movies
TLCS Information TV Limited Autonomous Non-profit Organisation (ANO) "TV Novosti" Russia Today*
TLCS Living TV Group Limited British Sky Broadcasting Limited Bravo
TLCS Living TV Group Limited British Sky Broadcasting Limited Bravo 2
TLCS Living TV Group Limited British Sky Broadcasting Limited Challenge (+1)
TLCS Living TV Group Limited British Sky Broadcasting Limited Challenge Jackpot
TLCS Living TV Group Limited British Sky Broadcasting Limited Channel One
TLCS Living TV Group Limited British Sky Broadcasting Limited Sky Living HD (+1)
TLCS Living TV Group Limited British Sky Broadcasting Limited SkyLivingLoves
TLCS Living TV Group Limited British Sky Broadcasting Limited Sky Livingit (+1)

 

*see service name change details,below

Service Name Changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type Licensee Previous Service Name  New Service Name
TLCS AATW Limited Now Music TV Channel AKA
TLCS Al Tayyer Limited UMC Hawler TV
TLCS ANO TV Novosti Russia Today RT (Russia Today)*
TLCS Entertainment Networks (UK) Limited Movies4Men2 Sony Movie Channel
TLCS PAK (UK) TV Limited Prime TV PTV Prime
TLCS sit-up Limited Speed auction TV/Screenshop speedauction/screenshop
TLCS sit-up Limited bid TV bid
TLCS sit-up Limited Price-drop TV price drop
DTPS sit-up Limited bid TV/screenshop bid/screenshop
DTPS sit-up Limited Price-drop TV / Screenshop price drop/ screenshop
TLCS Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited TCM Moderno TCM (Spain)
TLCS Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited Boomerang (Spain) Cartoonito (Spain)
TLCS Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited TCM Clasico TCM Autor
TLCS UltimateHits Limited Ultimate Hits TV Greatest Hits TV

 

TLCS - Television Licensable Content Service Licence
DTAS - Digital Television Additional Service Licence
DTPS Digital Television Programme Service

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