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Television Broadcast Licensing Update November 2012

Television services licensed in this period

 

Licence Type Licensee Service Name
TLCS British Telecommunications Plc BT Vision IP Channels EPG
TLCS FilmOn TV Limited FilmOn.com
TLCS INX Media UK Limited 9XM
TLCS Lightdragon Limited Polsat Food Network
TLCS Media Liberty Limited Farda
TLCS MSM Asia Limited Sony SAB
TLCS NDTV Lifestyle Limited NDTV Good Times
TLCS QVC Sparkle TV
TLCS SPI TV Limited Filmbox India
TLCS Synapse TV Limited Bluebird TV
TLCS Synapse TV Limited Synapse TV 2
TLCS Synapse TV Limited Synapse TV 3
TLCS Viasat Broadcasting UK Limited TV3 Sport 1 (HD)
TLCS Viasat Broadcasting UK Limited TV3 Sport 2 (HD)

 

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 Body in Balance Limited Body in Balance
TLCS Celestial Television Networks Limited Celestial Action Movies
TLCS Dolphin Broadcast Services Limited Movies 4 Women

 

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.

None this period

Service Name Changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type Licensee Previous Service Name  New Service Name
TLCS Al Jazeera International Limited Al Jazeera Al Jazeera Eng
TLCS British Sky Broadcasting Limited Sky 1 (HD) Sky 1 (+1) (HD)
TLCS CSC Media Group Limited Bliss Blissmas
TLCS E Entertainment UK Limited E! Entertainment Television (Ireland) E! (Ireland)
TLCS E Entertainment UK Limited E! Entertainment Television (UK) E! (UK)
TLCS E Entertainment UK Limited E! Italy E! Entertainment (Poland)
TLCS Entertainment Networks (UK) Limited Men & Movies More Than Movies
TLCS NBC Universal Global Networks UK Limited Movies 24 Christmas 24
TLCS NBC Universal Global Networks UK Limited Movies 24+ Christmas 24+
TLCS Playboy TV UK / Benelux Limited XXX FirstTimers XXX 18 & Dirty
TLCS Plus Media TR Limited Fly TV Musicbox TV
TLCS Plus Media TR Limited Mixx TV Anatolian TV
TLCS Plus Media TR Limited Plus TV Pop Music TV
TLCS Plus Media TR Limited Popturk TV Damar TV
TLCS STAR India Pvt. Limited ABP News STAR Jalsha
TLCS The Genuine Gemstone Company Gems TV Extra TGGC Outlet
TLCS Ultimate... Hits Limited Greatest Hits TV Christmas Hits

 

Local TV (L-DTPS) licences awarded in this period

Location Licensee Service Name
Birmingham BLTV Limited City TV Broadcasting (Birmingham)
Nottingham Notts TV Limited Notts TV
Oxford That’s Oxford Limited That’s Oxford
Sheffield Sheffield Local Television Limited SLTV/Sheffield Local Television

 

Full contact details and accounts of decision (by location) are available on Ofcom's website under Ofcom Licensing / Local TV Licensing.

TLCS - Television Licensable Content Service Licence
DTPS – Digital Television Program Service
DTAS – Digital Television Addition Service


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