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 2019

Television services licensed in this period

Licence typeLicensee Service name
RTSL-E Ravensbourne University London RaveTV

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;
  • revoked as a matter of routine (usually for non-payment of the annual licence fee); or
  • the licensee ceases to exist (has been liquidated or become dissolved).
Licence typeLicenseeService name
TLCS Asia T.V. Limited Zing
TLCS Asia T.V. Limited &tv
TLCS Asia T.V. Limited Living Foodz
DTPS Rocks and Co Television Limited Rocks and Co
TLCS Columbia Pictures Corporation Limited Scuzz
TLCS Prime TV UK Limited Vintage Music
TLCS Eleven Sports Network Limited Eleven Extra (BEL)
TLCS RHF Productions Ltd Shop Now TV
TLCS RHF Productions LtdTVXPPN2
TLCS Viasat World Limited Viasat Nature & History
TLCS Viasat World Limited Viasat Explore & Life

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.

Service name changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence typeLicenseePrevious service nameNew service name
TLCS Keep It Country TV LTD XXX Ages Gap Spotlight
DTPS Keep It Country TV LTD XXX Ages Gap Spotlight

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
RTSL-E – Restricted Television Service Licence (Event)

Older information is available at the National Archives.