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Television Broadcast Licensing Update July 2010

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type Licensee Service Name
TLCS Discovery Communications Europe Limited Animal Planet (Nordics)
TLCS QVC Bilberry TV
TLCS Discovery Communications Europe Limited Discovery 3D
TLCS Walt Disney Company Ltd Disney Channel (Poland)
TLCS Euro Bangla TV Limited Euro Bangla TV
TLCS Ginx TV Limited Ginx
TLCS MFM TV MFM TV
TLCS Plus Media TR Limited Plus TV
TLCS Rocks and Co Productions Limited Rocks and Co 1
DTPS Rocks and Co Productions Limited Rocks and Co 1
DTPS British Sky Broadcasting Ltd Sky Sports 1/Sky Sports 2
TLCS Vintage Entertainment Limited Vintage TV

Full contact details (by channel name) are available on Ofcom's 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).

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 Type Licensee Service Name
TLCS Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited Channel TBC
TLCS Regis 2 Limited JML Choice
RTSL-E Kangaroo TV Europe Limited Kangaroo TV Formula 1
TLCS Tristit Limited MY TV
TLCS NGC-UK Partnership National Geographic Channel - Central Europe
TLCS NGC-UK Partnership National Geographic Channel Benelux
TLCS RTV Productions Limited Raj TV
TLCS Satellite Entertainment Limited SportXXXBabes
TLCS Tristit Limited Tristit TV
TLCS Flextech Broadband Limited Virgin 1/ Virgin 1+1

Service Name Changes

The following TLCS licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licensee Previous Service Name New Service Name
QVC QVC Beauty Bilberry TV
Living TV Group Limited Virgin 1 Channel 1
Coloured Rocks Limited Coloured Rocks Gems TV
Coloured Rocks Limited JewelleryMaker JewelryMaker
John Mills Limited JML Cookshop+ JML Choice
Virgin Media Television Limited LIVING + 2 LIVING Loves
VOX Africa Plc VOX Africa TV VA TV

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 NGC-UK Partnership NGC Europe Limited FX HD
TLCS NGC-UK Partnership NGC Europe Limited National Geographic Channel HD
TLCS NGC-UK Partnership NGC Europe Limited National Geographic Wild Europe
TLCS NGC-UK Partnership NGC Europe Limited NGHD Benelux
TLCS NGC-UK Partnership NGC Europe Limited NGHD Poland
DTPS Channel 5Broadcasting Limited Square1 Management Limited Partyland
TLCS NGC-UK Partnership NGC Europe Limited Wild
TLCS NGC-UK Partnership NGC Europe Limited Wild HD

 

TLCS - Television Licensable Content Service Licence
DTPS Digital Television Programme Service
RTSLE- Restricted Television Service Licence Event

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