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.

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

Quest Red

TLCS

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

Discovery Channel (Latvian feed)

DTPS

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

Quest Red

TLCS

Expert Media Partners Limited

Irish TV UK

TLCS

Global Media Circulating Limited

Iran International

TLCS

Invivo Entertainment UK Limited

XY Plus

TLCS

Iroko Partners Limited

Iroko Music

DTPS

Viacom18 Media Private Limited

Colors HD

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 Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

AmenTV Global Venture Limited

AGN

TLCS

Armenia TV CJSC

Armenia TV Satellite

TLCS

CBS AMC Networks EMEA Channels Partnership

CBS Drama (Poland)

TLCS

CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership

Reality TV

TLCS

Filmon TV Limited

FoTV

TLCS

Magine UK Limited

Magine TV

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 licences have been transferred to a new company who is now the legal licensee.

Licence Type

Previous Licensee

New Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

International Broadcasting Limited

Canli TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

International Broadcasting Limited

Cinenom

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

International Broadcasting Limited

EN TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

International Broadcasting Limited

HD Film

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

International Broadcasting Limited

Sinema Max

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

International Broadcasting Limited

Zimane Pop

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Global TV Broadcasting Limited

Favori

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Global TV Broadcasting Limited

N Movies

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Global TV Broadcasting Limited

Nova Cinema

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Global TV Broadcasting Limited

Play Animal

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Global TV Broadcasting Limited

Potpori

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Global TV Broadcasting Limited

Wild West

TLCS

KM TV Limited

International Broadcasting Limited

Nova TV

TLCS

KM TV Limited

International Broadcasting Limited

Safran TV

TLCS

KM TV Limited

International Broadcasting Limited

Teletime TV

TLCS

KM TV Limited

Global TV Broadcasting Limited

Fashion Elite

TLCS

KM TV Limited

Global TV Broadcasting Limited

F Plus TV

TLCS

KM TV Limited

Global TV Broadcasting Limited

iFilm

Service Name Changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type

Licensee

Previous Service Name

New Service Name

TLCS

Entertainment Networks (UK) Limited

Sony Entertainment Television (UK/Malta)(+1)

Sony Channel (UK/Malta)(+1)

PSDTPS

ITV Broadcasting Limited

Yorkshire

ITV HD (Yorkshire and Lincolnshire)

TLCS

ITV Broadcasting Limited

East of England ITV HD

ITV HD (South and South East of England and East England)

PSDTPS

ITV Broadcasting Limited

ITV (Channel Television)

Channel TV HD

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

The following L-DTPS licences have been granted:

Licence Type

Licensee

Service Name

Commencement Date

L-DTPS

That’s Berkshire Limited

That’s Reading

03 May 2017

L-DTPS

That’s Hampshire Limited

That’s Basingstoke

23 May 2017

L-DTPS

Made Television Limited

Made in Teesside

30 March 2017

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 Programme Services Licence

L-DTPS – Local Digital Television Programme Services Licence

PSDTPS – Public Service Digital Television Programme Services Licence

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Yore TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Meta TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Sultan Film

TLCS

IMG Media Ltd

EDGEsport

TLCS

MSM Asia Limited

Sony Mix

TLCS

MSM Asia Limited

Sony Pal

TLCS

MSM Asia Limited

Sony Max 2

TLCS

Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited

TNT (Norway)

TLCS

Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited

TNT (Denmark)

TLCS

Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited

TNT (Sweden)

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 Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

ARY Network Limited

ARY Digital

TLCS

ARY Network Limited

QTV Islamic Education Channel

TLCS

ARY Network Limited

ARY News

TLCS

ARY Network Limited

ARY World News

TLCS

ARY Network Limited

ARY QTV

TLCS

ARY Network Limited

ARU Entertainment

TLCS

CEE Broadcasting Limited

FEM3

TLCS

Live TV Limited

Storm

TLCS

Plus Media TR Limited

Sevda TV

TLCS

Plus Media TR Limited

Hit TV

TLCS

Plus Media TR Limited

Ritmix TV

TLCS

Plus Media TR Limited

Tekdamar TV

TLCS

Plus Media TR Limited

Megacan TV

TLCS

Plus Media TR Limited

Chinko TV

TLCS

Plus Media TR Limited

Megam TV

TLCS

Plus Media TR Limited

Ruzgar TV

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 licences have been transferred to a new company who is now the legal licensee.

Licence Type

Previous Licensee

New Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited

NewInCCO 1411 Limited

TruTV

DTPS

Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited

NewInCCO 1411 Limited

TruTV; TruTV +1


Service Name Changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type

Licensee

Previous Service Name

New Service Name

TLCS

AETN UK Limited

History Romania SD

History (Romania) HD

TLCS

Fox Networks Group (UK) Ltd

FOX+

FOX+1


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

The Table of Broadcasting Stations for Multiplex L was varied on 23 February 2017

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 Programme Services Licence

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

Alliance Media FZ LLC

Urdu1 Europe

TLCS

Almogran Media Organisation

Mogran TV

TLCS

Ausaf UK Limited

Ausaf TV

TLCS

Information TV Ltd

TV Cruise Showcase

TLCS

ION TV Limited

ION TV

TLCS

JUS Broadcasting UK PVT Limited

JUS Punjabi

TLCS

Reflex Media Limited

Sufi Channel

TLCS

Sunbiz (PVT) Ltd

7 News

TLCS

Vice UK TV Limited

Viceland

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 Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

Arise Broadcasting Limited

Arise 360

TLCS

Arise Broadcasting Limited

Arise News

DTPS

Arise Broadcasting Limited

Arise News

TLCS

British Telecommunications Plc

BT Sport Extra 7

TLCS

CEE Broadcasting Ltd

Spiller TV

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 licences have been transferred to a new company who is now the legal licensee.

Licence Type

Previous Licensee

New Licensee

Service Name

DTAS

Connect TV Limited

Arqiva Limited

Connect (Various)

Service Name Changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their  service.

Licence Type

Licensee

Previous
Service Name

New
Service Name

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Sports Darts HD

Sky Sports 3 HD

TLCS

Star China Media Limited

CCTV News

CGTN

TLCS

Sunshine Cruise Holidays

Limited

TV Cruise Channel

Cruise Deals TV

TLCS

UKTV Media Limited

Christmas GOLD

GOLD

TLCS

UKTV Media Limited

Christmas GOLD
(Ireland)

GOLD
(Ireland)

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

None

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 Programme Services Licence
DTAS - Digital Television Additional Services Licence

Television services  licensed in this period

Licence Type

Licensee

Service Name

DTPS

CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership

Horror Channel +1

DTPS

CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership

CBS Action +1

TLCS

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

ID: Investigation Discovery (French Feed) (HD)

TLCS

Modern Times Group Limited (MTG)

Viasat Hockey (Finland)

DTPS Hochanda Limited Hochanda Choice
DTPS Viacom18 Media Private Limited Rishtey Cineplex

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

None.


Licence transfers

None.


Service Name Changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type

Licensee

Previous Service Name

New Service Name

TLCS

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

Discovery Life (Poland)

Discovery Life (Polish Feed)

TLCS


Discovery Corporate Services Limited


ID Investigation Discovery (Netherlands Feed)

ID Investigation Discovery (Netherlands Feed) (HD)

DTPS

Entertainment Networks (UK) Limited

Movie Mix

Sony Movie Channel

TLCS

Entertainment Networks (UK) Limited

Movie Mix

True Crime

TLCS

Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited

Spike

Spike +1

TLCS

UKTV Media Limited

Christmas Food

Good Food

TLCS

Playboy TV UK/Benelux Limited

XXXbig&bouncy

XXX Swingers

TLCS

Ultimate......Hits Limited

NOW Music

NOW 80s

TLCS - Television Licensable Content Service Licence

DTPS - Digital Television Programme Services Licence

Television services  licensed in this period

Licence Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

Vice    France TV Limited

VICELAND

TLCS

Big    Centre Television Broadcasting Ltd

Made    in Birmingham

TLCS

Tubed    TV Ltd

Tubed    TV

DTPS

Tubed    TV Ltd

Tubed    TV

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 Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

24 Live UK    Limited

24 Live

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 licences have been transferred to a new  company who is now the legal licensee.

There were no licence transfers during 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

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

Discovery Life (Poland)

Discovery Life (Polish Feed)

TLCS

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

ID Investigation Discovery (Netherlands Feed)

ID Investigation Discovery (Netherlands Feed) (HD)

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Movies Action

Sky Cinema Action

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Movies Crime & Thriller

Sky Cinema Crime & Thriller

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Atlas TV

Nova Cinema TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Eskici TV

Ada TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Sultan TV

Gonul TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Raki TV

Canli TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Korku TV

Cinenom TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

C Action TV

Sinemax TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Awaza Kurdi TV

Potpori TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

The West TV

Wild West TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Welat TV

Zimane Pop TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Vizyon TV

Favori TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Arti TV

EN TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Fight TV

HD Film TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Animal Box

Play Animal TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

ACINEMA TV

N Movies TV

TLCS

Nickelodeon U.K. Limited

Nick Jr. Peppa (ROI feed)

Nick Jr. too (ROI feed)

TLCS

Nickelodeon U.K. Limited

Nick Jr. Peppa

Nick Jr. too


Other

The Table of  Broadcasting Stations for Multiplex L was varied on 10 November 2016.

TLCS - Television Licensable  Content Service Licence

Television services licensed in this period

Licence TypeLicenseeService Name
TLCS Red Pepper Television & Media Limited Cinemachi Movies
TLCS Red Pepper Television & Media Limited Smilie TV
TLCS Virgin Media Limited Virgin Media Pop-Up Channel

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 TypeLicenseeService Name
TLCS CBSDisney India Broadcasting Limited UMP Movies
TLCS Versus Media Ltd Levant TV

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 licences have been transferred to a new company which is now the legal licensee.

None


Service name changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type

LicenseePrevious Service NameNew Service Name
TLCS CSC Media Group Limited True Movies +1 True Christmas +1
TLCS Khalsa Television Limited Khalsa TV KTV
TLCS Viacom18 Media Private Limited Colors Colors HD

TLCS - Television Licensable Content Service Licence

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type

Licensee

Service Name

DTPS

AETN UK

Blaze +1

TLCS

Dove Media Ltd

China Channel

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 Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

CBS AMC EMEA Channels Partnership

CBS Drama

TLCS

CBS AMC EMEA Channels Partnership

CBS Action

TLCS

CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership

CBS Action HD

TLCS

CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership

CBS Drama HD

TLCS

Relativity Marketing Limited

Sin

TLCS

Sci-Fi Channel Europe LLC

Syfy Universal (Benelux)

TLCS

Sci-Fi Channel Europe LLC

13th Street Universal (Benelux)

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 licences have been transferred to a new company who is now the legal licensee.

Licence Type

Previous Licensee

New Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

Bay TV Liverpool Limited

Made in Liverpool 2016 Limited

Made in Liverpool

L-DTPS

Bay TV Liverpool Limited

Made in Liverpool 2016 Limited

Made in Liverpool

Service name changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type

Licensee

Previous Service Name

New Service Name

TLCS

ITV Broadcasting Limited

ITV (Westcountry)

ITV (South West and West of England)

TLCS

Mediabox Broadcasting International Limited

Madscreenbox

Gametoon Box

TLCS

MTV Networks Europe

Paramount Channel (France)

Paramount Channel Decale (France)

TLCS

NBCUniversal International Networks Ltd

Universal Channel (Hungary & Balkans)

DIVA (Balkans)

TLCS

NBCUniversal International Networks Ltd

Universal Channel (Slovenia)

DIVA (Slovenia)

TLCS

NBCUniversal International Networks Ltd

Universal Channel (Serbia)

DIVA (Serbia)

TLCS

Nickelodeon U.K. Limited

Nick Jr. too (ROI feed)

Nick Jr. Peppa (ROI feed)

TLCS

Nickelodeon U.K. Limited

Nick Jr. too

Nick Jr. Peppa

TLCS

Playboy TV UK/Benelux Limited

XXX Amateurs

XXX Taboo

TLCS - Television Licensable Content Service Licence

DTPS - Digital Television Programme Services Licence

L-DTPS – Local Digital Television Programme Services Licence

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

Bay TV Swansea Limited

Bay TV Swansea

TLCS

Fan TV Limited

Fan TV

DTPS

Information TV Ltd

Front Runner TV

DTPS

Penny Street TV Limited

Clubland TV

TLCS

Perform Investment Limited

DAZN

TLCS

Perform Investment Limited

DAZN Football

DTPS

The Craft Channel Limited

The Craft Channel

TLCS

The Racing Partnership

TRP

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 Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

Bangla Multimedia Limited

Global Bangla TV

TLCS

AMC Networks International Broadcasting Limited

Extreme Sports Channel

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 licences have been transferred to a new company who is now the legal licensee.

Licence Type

Previous Licensee

New Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

Cloud Television One Ltd

CSC Media Group Limited

Starz

TLCS

Discovery Networks Northern Europe Limited

Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd

AXN (Germany, Switzerland, Austria)

TLCS

Discovery Networks Northern Europe Limited

Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd

AXN (Italy)

TLCS

Discovery Networks Northern Europe Limited

Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd

Animax

TLCS

Discovery Networks Northern Europe Limited

Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd

AXN Sci-Fi (Italy)

TLCS

Discovery Networks Northern Europe Limited

Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd

Sony Entertainment Television (Germany)

Service name changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type

Licensee

Previous Service Name

New Service Name

TLCS

AETN UK

CI (Africa)

BLAZE

DTPS

AETN UK

Blaze

Blaze +1

TLCS

CEE Broadcasting Limited

SuperTV2

Spiller TV

TLCS

Iroko Partners Limited

Iroko World

ROK

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Arts 2 (HD)

Sky Sports Mix (HD)

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky 3D

Sky Sports Mix

None

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 Programme Services Licence

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type

Licensee

Service Name

DTPS

AETN UK

Blaze

TLCS

Channel Four Television Corporation

Film 4 (ROI feed)

DTPS

Hochanda Ltd

Hochanda

TLCS

Iroko Partners Limited

Iroko World

TLCS

ITV Digital Channels Limited

ITV Box Office

TLCS

Sahar Media Services Limited

E-1

TLCS

Sahar Media Services Limited

Great

TLCS

Sunshine Cruise Holidays Limited

TV Cruise Channel

TLCS

Vodafone Limited

Vodafone TV

TLCS

Vodafone Limited

Vodafone TV Barker Channel

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 Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

CEE Broadcasting Limited

PRO4

TLCSDiscovery Corporate Services LimitedID Investigation Discovery (Serbian feed) (HD)
TLCSDiscovery Corporate Services LimitedID Investigation Discovery (Slovenian feed) (HD)
TLCSDiscovery Corporate Services LimitedTLC (Eastern Europe) (HD)

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 licences have been transferred to a new company who is now the legal licensee.

None

Service name changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type

Licensee

Previous Service Name

New Service Name

TLCS

British Telecommunications Plc

BT Sport Europe (HD)

BT Sport 4K UHD

TLCS

British Telecommunications Plc

BT Sport Ultra HD

BT Sport 3 (HD)

TLCS

Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited

Channel5+24

My5

DTPS

Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited

Channel5+34

My5

TLCS

CSC Media Group Limited

PopGirl

POP MAX

DTPS

Global Music Television Limited

Heart TV

Heart Summer

TLCS

Playboy TV UK/Benelux Limited

XXX Extreme

XXX Real Wives

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Cinema Star Trek

Sky Cinema Harry Potter

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Sports 1

Sky Sports The Open

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Sports 1 HD

Sky Sports The Open HD

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Movies Showcase HD

Sky Cinema Hits HD

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Movies Premiere

Sky Cinema Premiere

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Movies Greats

Sky Cinema Greats

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Movies Disney

Sky Cinema Disney

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Movies Family

Sky Cinema Family

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Movies Comedy

Sky Cinema Comedy

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Moves Action & Thriller

Sky Cinema Action & Thriller

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Movies Drama & Romance

Sky Cinema Drama & Romance

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Movies Sci-Fi & Horror

Sky Cinema Sci-Fi & Horror

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Movies Select

Sky Cinema Select

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

None

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 Programme Services Licence

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type

Licensee

Service Name

L-DTPS

Bay TV Swansea Limited

Bay TV Swansea

TLCS

Eleven Sports Network Ltd

Eleven (BEL)

TLCS

Eleven Sports Network Ltd

Eleven Extra (BEL)

TLCS

Eleven Sports Network Ltd

Eleven Sports (BEL)

TLCS

Eleven Sports Network Ltd

Eleven (POL)

TLCS

Eleven Sports Network Ltd

Eleven Extra (POL)

TLCS

Eleven Sports Network Ltd

Eleven Sports (POL)

TLCS

NDTV Lifestyle Limited

NDTV Spice

TLCS

New Delhi Television Limited

NDTV India

TLCS

Number 1 TV and Media Ltd

NR1 Turk TV

RTSL-E

Ravensbourne College

SE10 TV

TLCS

Viacom18 Media Private Limited

Rishtey Cineplex

TLCS

Vice UK TV Limited

Viceland

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 Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

AMC Networks International Broadcasting Limited

Horror Channel (Italy)

TLCSCEE Broadcasting LimitedTV2
TLCSBBC Worldwide LimitedBBC Knowledge (Italy)
TLCSINX Media UK Limited9XM
TLCSJimjam Television LimitedJimJam (Italian)
TLCSMTV Networks EuropeMTV Live HD

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 licences have been transferred to a new company who is now the legal licensee.

None

Service name changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type

Licensee

Previous Service Name

New Service Name

TLCS

Modern Times Group MTG Limited

ZTV

Viasat 6

TLCSModern Times Group MTG LimitedTV2 Sport Premier League HD Denmark/Viasat Premier league (Sweden)Viasat Sport Finland
TLCSModern Times Group MTG LimitedViasat PromoViasat Ultra HD
TLCSModern Times Group MTG LimitedViasat 3DViasat Sport Premium
TLCSScripps Networks International (UK) LimitedTravel Channel TVTravel Channel EMEA
TLCSScripps Networks International (UK) LimitedTravel Channel (German)Travel Channel EMEA 2
TLCSScripps Networks International (UK) LimitedTravel Channel 2Travel Channel Poland
TLCSSTAR India Private LimitedSTAR JalshaStar Utsav

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

None

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 Programme Services Licence
L-DTPS - Local Digital Television Programme Services Licence
RTSL-E - Restricted Television Service Licence (Event)

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

5 Star Film Company Ltd

One World Television

TLCS

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

Animal Planet (Netherlands)

TLCS

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

Animal Planet HD (Netherlands feed)

TLCS

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

Discovery Science HD (Netherlands feed)

TLCS

Filmbox International Limited

Kino Polska International

TLCS

Global Passion TV Ltd

Global Passion TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

C-Action TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Eskici TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Korku TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Sultan TV

TLCS

GoGetSale Limited

Raki TV

TLCS

Kanshi TV Limited

Kanshi TV

DTPS

KEEPITCOUNTRY.TV.LTD

Keep it Country

TLCS

Khalsa Television Limited

Khalsa TV

TLCS

Modern Times Group MTG Limited

ESports TV

TLCS

Sahir Media Ltd

SEE TV

DTPS

Vintage Entertainment Limited

Vintage TV

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 Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

Sumo TV Limited

Sumo TV

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 licences have been transferred to a new company who is now the legal licensee.

None

Service name changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type

Licensee

Previous Service Name

New Service Name

TLCS

British Telecommunications Plc

Angling TV

BT Showcase

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

None

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 Programme Services Licence

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

AETN

CI Netherlands

TLCS

AETN

H2 Poland

TLCS

AETN

History Belgium

TLCS

HSTV Media Limited

Home & Leisure TV

TLCS

The Walt Disney Company Limited

Disney Junior (Benelux)

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 Type

Licensee

Service Name

DTPS

5 Star Film Company Ltd

One World Television

TLCS

Executive Decision Ltd

Airfi

TLCS

Plus Media TR Limited

Ani TV

TLCS

Plus Media TR Limited

Civan TV

TLCS

Plus Media TR Limited

Fresh TV

TLCS

Plus Media TR Limited

Mastika TV

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 licences have been transferred to a new company who is now the legal licensee.

Licence Type

Previous Licensee

New Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

Discovery Northern Europe Limited

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

6eren

TLCS

Discovery Northern Europe Limited

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

FEM

TLCS

Discovery Northern Europe Limited

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

ID

TLCS

Discovery Northern Europe Limited

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

Kanal 4

TLCS

Discovery Northern Europe Limited

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

Kanal 5

TLCS

Discovery Northern Europe Limited

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

Kanal 5 Denmark

TLCS

Discovery Northern Europe Limited

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

Kanal 9

TLCS

Discovery Northern Europe Limited

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

Kanal 11

TLCS

Discovery Northern Europe Limited

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

MAX

TLCS

Discovery Northern Europe Limited

Discovery Corporate Services Limited

Vox

Service name changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type

Licensee

Previous Service Name

New Service Name

TLCS

AmenTV Global Venture Limited

Amen TV

AGN

TLCS

HUM Network UK Limited

Hum Masala Europe

HUM GOLD

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Movies Harry Potter (HD)

Sky Movies Greats (HD)

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

None

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 Programme Services Licence

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