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Compliance checklist for TV broadcasters (PDF, 170.9 KB)
TLCS Guidance Notes for Licensees (PDF, 190.0 KB)
DTPS/DTAS Guidance Notes for Licensees (PDF, 218.6 KB)
Note: guidance on how to apply is provided on our application page.
Guidance for religious bodies (PDF, 37.4 KB)
Guidance on the use of targeted advertising replacement and its effect on a television service's licensing status and licence requirements (PDF, 69.7 KB)
Guidance regarding the licensing position of television licensable content services broadcast into multiple territories (PDF, 52.9 KB)
Guidance regarding the 'provider of a broadcasting service' and 'sub-letting' of capacity (PDF, 46.1 KB)
FAQs on broadcasting and on demand services after the UK leaves the EU (PDF, 211.0 KB)
8 Jan 2019
6 Aug 2018
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19 Dec 2011
15 February 2019
Fixed Terrestrial Links or Fixed Wireless Systems (FWS) refer to terrestrial based wireless systems, operating between two or more fixed points.
13 February 2019
Information on the radio spectrum, including the UK Frequency Allocation Table, broadcast transmitter guidance and interface requirements.
The Broadcast and On Demand Bulletin reports on investigations into potential breaches of Ofcom’s codes and rules for TV, radio and video-on-demand programmes.
08 January 2019
Information on applying for a TV broadcast license including, Digital TV Programme Service/Digital TV Additional Service (DTPS/DTAS), Television Licensable Content Services (TLCS) , Local TV (L-DTPS), Restricted services for an event (RTSL-E)