TV broadcast licensing monthly updates


On the first Tuesday of every month, we publish a round-up of recent licensing activity on broadcast TV stations. This includes new licensed services, transfers and name changes, as well as any other relevant information.

June 2020

Television services licensed in this period

Licence TypeLicensee Service Name
TLCS STV Central Limited EPG Service
TLCS Cira Media Productions Limited CIRA TV
TLCS Cira Media Productions Limited Ezda TV
TLCS Etv Live Limited ETV
TLCS Amazon Digital UK Limited Prime Video on Twitch
DTPS Country Music Entertainment Limited Country Music Entertainment

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).
  • the licensee ceases to exist (has been liquidated or become dissolved)
Licence TypeLicensee Service Name
TLCS The Walt Disney Company Limited Disney Cinema (French language service)
TLCS Columbia Pictures Corporation Limited True Movies 2
TLCS The Walt Disney Company Limited  Disney XD (Spanish Language Service)
TLCS The Walt Disney Company Limited Disney XD (German Language Service)
TLCS The Walt Disney Company Limited Disney XD (French Language Service)

TLCS - Television Licensable Content Service Licence

DTPS – Digital Television Programme Services Licence

L-DTPS – Local Digital Television Programme Services Licence

PSDTPS – Public Service Digital Television Programme Services Licence

Older information is available at the National Archives.