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Television Broadcast Licensing Update February 2007

New Television Broadcast Licences Issued


Licence Type Licensee Service Name
TLCS Sci-Fi Channel Europe LLC 13th Street
TLCS Al Mustakillah (Holdings) Ltd Diplomat Television
TLCS Discovery Communications Europe Ltd Discovery Channel (Spain & Portugal)
TLCS Family Channel Ltd Family Channel
TLCS On Demand Management Ltd Kino Auf Abruf
TLCS Liverpoolfc.tv Ltd LFC TV
TLCS Chart Show Channels Ltd Minx
TLCS Number 1 TV and Media Ltd NR1
TLCS Sat-7 Media Services Ltd SAT-7 Pars
TLCS Sci-Fi Channel Europe LLC SCI-FI (Benelux)
TLCS Chart Show Channels Ltd TBC
TLCS The Africa Channel LLC The Africa Channel
TLCS Telewest Ltd Virgin Central VOD Barker 1
TLCS Telewest Ltd Virgin Central VOD Barker 2

Full contact details for all licensees are available on Ofcom’s website.

Television Broadcast Licences Handed Back or Revoked

The following licences have been handed back (no longer required by the licensee) 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 ASOS plc ASOS Fashion TV
TLCS Setanta Transmissions Scotland Ltd Celtic TV
TLCS Dubai UKTV Ltd Dream destinations.tv
TLCS Fashion Music TV Ltd Fashion Music TV
TLCS Professional Development Television Ltd Financial Services TV
TLCS Pink TV Ltd Pink TV
DTPS Ostrich Media Ltd Quiz Call
TLCS Ostrich Media Ltd Quiz Call
TLCS Setanta Transmissions Scotland Ltd Rangers TV
TLCS Setanta Transmissions Scotland Ltd Setanta Golf
TLCS Setanta Transmissions Scotland Ltd Setanta Sports 1
TLCS Setanta Transmissions Scotland Ltd Setanta Sports 2
TLCS Setanta Transmissions Scotland Ltd Setanta Sports 3
TLCS Silver Screen Ltd Silver Screen

Television Broadcast Licences Transferred

The following licences have been transferred to a new company or individual who is now the legal licensee.

Licence Type Service Name Previous Licensee New Licensee
TLCS eezee TV eezee TV LLP John Mills Ltd
TLCS Bangla TV Bangla TV Ltd Bangla TV (Worldwide) Ltd
TLCS Animal Planet (Italy) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Animal Planet (Middle East) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Animal Planet (UK) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Animal Planet Europe Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery (Central and Eastern Europe inc. Russia) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery (Middle East, Africa & Turkey) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Channel (Benelux) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Channel (France) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Channel (Italy) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Channel (Nordic) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Channel (UK) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Civilisation (Europe) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Civilisation (UK) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Civilisation Channel (Italy) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Civilisation (Middle East) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Factual Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery HD Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery HD Europe Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Home & Health Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Home and Health Babies Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Kids Discovery Communications Europe
Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Lifestyle Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Promotional Channel Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Real Time Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Real Time (France) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Real Time (Italy) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Real Time Extra Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Science (Europe & Middle East) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Science (UK) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Science Channel (Italy) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Travel & Living Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Travel & Living (Europe) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Travel & Living (Italy) Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd
TLCS Discovery Turbo Discovery Communications Europe Discovery Communications Europe Ltd

Service Name Changes to Television Broadcast Licences

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type Licensee Previous Service Name New Service Name
TLCS Mr Khalid Saeed Ace Television Network (ATN) Ace Television Network (ATV)
TLCS Middlesex Broadcasting Corporation Ltd Kamasutra MATV Music
TLCS Ebak Ltd Look4Less Smart Shop TV
TLCS Sparrowhawk Entertainment Ltd More 24 Movies 24+
TLCS RHF Productions Ltd Red Hot 40+ Wives Red Hot 40+
TLCS RHF Productions Ltd Red Hot Climax Fantasy 1
TLCS RHF Productions Ltd Red Hot Reality Fantasy 2
TLCS British Sky Broadcasting Ltd Sky Poker skypoker.com
TLCS Viasat Broadcasting UK Ltd Viasat Sport 24 Viasat Golf

TLCS – Television Licensable Content Service licence
DTAS – Digital Television Additional Service licence
DTPS – Digital Television Programme Service licence

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