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.

December 2018

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type

Licensee

Service Name

TLCS

Dplay Entertainment Limited

GolfTV (Pan-regional)

TLCS

Mediabox Broadcasting International Limited

Timeless Drama Channel

Full contact details (by channel name) are available on Ofcom’s website under Ofcom Licensing / Television Broadcast Licensing.

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

Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd

Trace UK World Ltd

Chartshow Hits

TLCSColumbia Pictures Corporation Ltd

Trace UK World Ltd

Chartshow TV

TLCSColumbia Pictures Corporation Ltd

Trace UK World Ltd

The Vault
TLCSColumbia Pictures Corporation Ltd

Trace UK World Ltd

Starz

Service Name Changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type

Licensee

Previous Service Name

New Service Name

TLCS

MG Global Entertainment (Europe) Limited

XXX My Hot Ex

XXX 18&Dirty

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

TV Guide Info

Pub Feed

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

Sky Sports Main Event

Sky Sports Main Event (Commercial Feed)

TLCS

Sky UK Limited

TV Guide Info

EPG Slate

TLCS

RMG Operations Limited

Racing UK

Racing TV

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.