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 2018

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type

Licensee

Service Name

RTSL-E

Ravensbourne

Ravensbourne Degree Show

TLCS

Information TV Ltd

BCC

TLCS

Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited

Paramount Network

TLCS

Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited

TNT (Romania)

TLCS

ZAROK TV LIMITED

ZAROK 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

Amalgamated Racing Limited

Turf TV

TLCS

JAN Media Limited

Holiday and Cruise Channel

TLCS

Tubed TV Limited

Tubed TV

DTPS

Tubed TV Limited

Tubed TV

TLCS

Information TV Ltd

Aqua Showcase

TLCS

A2Z Arabia.com Limited

A2Z Arabia TV

TLCS

MGM Channel (Turkey)

AMC Networks

TLCS

Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd

Flava

TLCS

Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd

AXN Italy

TLCS

Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd

AXN Scifi (Italy)

TLCS

ITV Digital Channels Limited

ITV Encore (+1) (HD)

TLCS

Sportsmax ltd

Ceen

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

DTPS

Rocks & Co Productions Limited

Rocks & Co Television Limited

Rocks and Co

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

DTAS – Digital Television Additional Services Licence

Older information is available at the National Archives.