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TV broadcast licensing monthly updates

Published: 8 March 2024

Last updated: 5 July 2024

A monthly round-up of recent licensing activity on broadcast TV stations. This includes new licensed services, transfers and name changes.

Apply for a Restricted Television Service for an Event (RTSL-E) licence

Published: 9 May 2024

Everything you need to know about the licensing process for a restricted television service.

Apply for a television licensable content service (TLCS) licence

Published: 9 May 2024

Apply for a digital TV programme service or additional service (DTPS/DTAS) licence

Published: 9 May 2024

Everything you need to apply for a digital TV programme service or additional service (DTPS/DTAS) licence.

Local TV broadcasters

Published: 5 March 2024

Last updated: 5 March 2024

Contact details for all currently-licensed local TV broadcasters

Regulated EPGs

Published: 21 February 2024

Last updated: 21 February 2024

An Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) is a service that consists of the listing or promotion of programmes or programme services and provides access to them.

Consultation: Proposed changes to the conditions included in digital television additional service licences

Published: 21 February 2024

This consultation sets out changes that Ofcom is proposing to make to the conditions included in Digital Television Additional Service (‘DTAS’) licences.

TV industry data collection

Published: 23 January 2024

Last updated: 23 January 2024

Licensed TV broadcasters are requested to submit Market Intelligence database returns to Ofcom via the Ofcom Online Services Portal.

Channel 3 (ITV, STV and UTV)

Published: 11 January 2024

Ofcom is responsible for licensing all UK commercial television services. This section covers Channel 3's current licence. There are 15 regional Channel 3 licensees and one licensee providing the national breakfast-time service.

Look up TV broadcast licensees

Published: 18 December 2023

Ofcom is responsible for licensing all UK commercial television services. This section contains information for licensees, including guidance notes and updates, as well as application forms and a list of current Ofcom TV broadcast licensees. This section highlights our current licensees

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