TV broadcast licensing monthly updates

Published: 5 May 2023
Last updated: 5 July 2024

Our monthly round-up of recent licensing activity on broadcast TV stations. This includes newly licensed services, transfers, name changes and any other useful information.

June 2024

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type Licensee Service Name
TLCS Go See TV Limited Odyssey Television
TLCS Penny Street TV Limited NOW 90s & 00s
TLCS BBC Studios Distribution Limited BBC First

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 Reason
TLCS Unseen TV Pty Ltd TV Arcana Surrendered
TLCS Unseen TV Pty Ltd Say TV Surrendered
TLCS BritBox SVOD Limited BritBox Barker Channel on YouView Surrendered

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 Type Licensee Previous Service Name New Service Name
DTPS TCC BROADCASTING LIMITED TCC That's Memories
DTPS That's TV Network Limited That's Cinema That's History
TLCS That's TV Network Limited Chart Show Retro That's Dance

What does this mean?

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 Go See TV Limited Trailblazer Television  

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 IMG Media Ltd EDGEsport (UK)
TLCS Ideal World Limited Ideal World
TLCS Ideal World Limited Ideal Extra
DTPS Local TV Limited Manchester TV
DTPS News UK Broadcasting Limited TalkTV
DTPS Ideal World Limited Ideal World
DTPS Ideal World Limited Brands.tv
TLCS AMC Networks International Channel Limited AMC from BT

table above corrected 12 June 2024

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 Asia TV Limited Zee Entertainment UK Limited Zee Cinema
TLCS Asia TV Limited Zee Entertainment UK Limited Zee TV
TLCS Asia TV Limited Zee Entertainment UK Limited Zee Punjabi 

Service Name Changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type Licensee Previous Service Name New Service Name
TLCS News UK Broadcasting Limited TalkTV Talk

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type Licensee Service Name
TLCS UKTV Media Limited UKTV Play Laughs
TLCS UKTV Media Limited UKTV Play Uncovered
TLCS UKTV Media Limited UKTV Play Heroes
TLCS Little Dot Studios Limited Real Life

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, rescinded 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 Aylo Global Entertainment (Europe) Limited XXX PublicPikups
TLCS Passion Broadcasting Television Services Ltd Passion 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.

Service name changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence Type Licensee Previous Service Name New Service Name
TLCS Aylo Global Entertainment (Europe) Limited XXX College Climax
TLCS Viasat World Limited Viasat Kino Premiere True Crime
L-DTPS Local TV Limited TalkLiverpool Liverpool TV
L-DTPS Local TV Limited TalkTeeside Teeside TV
L-DTPS Local TV Limited TalkNorthWales North Wales TV
L-DTPS Local TV Limited TalkTyne&Wear Tyne & Wear TV
L-DTPS Local TV Limited TalkCardiff Cardiff TV
L-DTPS Local TV Limited TalkLeeds Leeds TV
L-DTPS Local TV Limited TalkBirmingham Birmingham TV
L-DTPS Local TV Limited TalkBristol Bristol TV

March 2024

Television services that have ceased to be licensed (handed back, rescinded 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 Viasat World Limited Viasat Nature
TLCS Viasat World Limited Viasat Explore
TLCS Egyptian Broadcasting Corporation Limited ASWAT TV
TLCS SportyStuffTV Limited SportyStuffTV
TLCS Viasat World Limited Viasat Kino Action
TLCS Viasat World Limited Viasat Kino Comedy
TLCS Viasat World Limited Viasat Kino Megahit
TLCS Viasat World Limited Viasat Kino East
TLCS Viasat World Limited Viasat Kino World
TLCS Viasat World Limited Viasat Serial
TLCS Passion Broadcasting Television Services Limited Passion 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.

Service name changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence type Licensee Previous service name New service name
TLCS UKTV Media Limited W U&W
TLCS UKTV Media Limited Dave U&Dave
TLCS UKTV Media Limited Yesterday U&Yesterday
TLCS UKTV Media Limited Drama (+1) U&Drama
TLCS Narrative Entertainment UK Limited Tiny Pop GREAT! real
TLCS 4 Dimensions Media Network Ltd 4 News ANA HD

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type Licensee Service Name
TLCS Sky UK Limited Sky Sports Tennis
TLCS That's TV Network Limited Chart Show Retro
TLCS AETN UK History Hunters
TLCS AETN UK Deal Masters
TLCS BA TV Broadcast and Media Limited BA TV

Full contact details (by channel name) are available on Ofcom’s website.

Television services that have ceased to be licensed (handed back, rescinded 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 Viaplay Group Uk Sports Limited FreeSports
TLCS Viaplay Group Uk Sports Limited Boxnation
TLCS Viaplay Group Uk Sports Limited Viaplay Xtra

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 Type Licensee Previous Service Name New Service Name
TLCS Discovery Corporate Services Limited DTX (EMEA) (HD) Discovery Channel Turkey
TLCS Stingray Digital International Limited Stingray Juicebox Zenlife by Stingray
DTPS SEEN ON TV Ltd Screen Shop Seen on TV
TLCS SEEN ON TV Ltd Screen Shop Seen on TV

Television services licensed in this period

Licence typeLicenseeService name
TLCSLittle Dot Studios LimitedReal Crime
TLCSGreen Entertainment LimitedGreen Entertainment
TLCSYAAAS LtdYAAAS!
TLCSYAAAS  LtdOn Demand 365
TLCSYAAAS LtdKetchup TV
TLCSYAAAS LtdKetchup Too
TLCSDuo Media Networks UK LimitedDuo 6 (Baltics)
TLCSDuo Media Networks UK Limited Kino 7 (Baltics)
TLCSSEEN ON TV LtdScreen Shop
TLCSNoor E Madina LimitedNoor E Madina TV
DTPSSEEN ON TV LtdScreen Shop

Full contact details (by channel name) are available on Ofcom’s website.

Television services that have ceased to be licensed (handed back, rescinded 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
TLCSMajestic TV LimitedDirect Store TV
TLCSCNBC (UK) LimitedNBC News Now
TLCSMarjan Television Network LimitedManoto

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
TLCSCBS AMC Networks EMEA Channels PartnershipCBS Reality (EMEA 1)CBS Reality (MENA)
TLCSNickelodeon U.K. LimitedNick SpongebobNicktoons

December 2023

Television services licensed in this period

Licence TypeLicenseeService Name
TLCS

National World Publishing Limited

Shots!
DTPSShop On TV LimitedShop on TV

Full contact details (by channel name) are available on Ofcom’s website.

Television services that have ceased to be licensed (handed back, rescinded 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).
  • rescinded because the licensee ceases to exist (has been liquidated or become dissolved)
Licence TypeLicenseeService Name
TLCSTrace UK World LtdTrace Vault
TLCSSolution Media and Infotech UK LtdHi-Impact 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.

Service Name Changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence TypeLicensee NamePrevious Service NameNew Service Name
TLCSNickelodeon UK LimitedNick Jr. PeppaNick Jr. PAW Patrol

Television services licenced in this period

Licence TypeLicenseeService Name
TLCSBlue Ant TV (UK) LimitedLove Drama
TLCSRewind TV LtdRewind TV
TLCSDAZN LimitedDAZN Women's Football

Full contact details (by channel name) are available on Ofcom’s website.

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
TLCSMercy Mission Media Limited MYTV
TLCSITV Digital Channels LimitedCITV
DTPSITV Digital Channels LimitedCITV
TLCSAhlulbayt Television Network LimitedAhlulbayt

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
TLCSChannel Four Television Corporation 4Seven 4Seven (and HD)
TLCSCBS AMC Networks UK Channel PartnershipReality Xtra UKTRUE CRIME XTRA
TLCSCBS AMC Networks UK Channel PartnershipHORRORXTRA +1LEGEND XTRA +1
TLCSThat's TV Network LimitedThat's 80sBest Xmas Music
DTPSCBS AMC Networks UK Channel PartnershipCBS RealityTRUE CRIME; TRUE CRIME XTRA; LEGEND XTRA
TLCSNiceklodeon UK LimitedNicktoonsNick Spongebob
TLCSChannel Four Television CorporationThe BoxBoxmas
DTPSCountry Music Entertainment LimitedThat's 80sBest Xmas Music

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
TLCSNHK Cosmomedia (Europe) LtdJSTV
TLCSNHK Cosmomedia (Europe) Ltd JSTV2

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
L-DTPSLocal TV LimitedBirmingham TVTalkBirmingham
L-DTPSLocal TV LimitedNorth Wales TVTalkNorthWales
L-DTPSLocal TV LimitedBristol TVTalkBristol
L-DTPSLocal TV LimitedCardiff TVTalkCardiff
L-DTPSLocal TV Limited Tyne & Wear TVTalkTyne&Wear
L-DTPSLocal TV LimitedLeeds TV TalkLeeds
L-DTPSLocal TV LimitedLiverpool TV TalkLiverpool
TLCSSky UK LimitedPick (+1)Sky Mix and Sky Mix +1
DTPSSky UK LimitedChallenge; Pick; Sky News; Sky ArtsSky Mix and Sky Mix +1
L-DTPSLocal TV LimitedTeesside TVTalkTeesside
TLCSSHOP TJC LIMITEDTJC Beauty Ideal World
TLCSThat's TV Network LimitedThat's 70s That's Christmas

Television services licensed in this period

Licence TypeLicenseeService Name
TLCSVirgin Media LimitedAnger Management

Full contact details (by channel name) are available on Ofcom’s website.

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
TLCSChelsea Football Club LimitedChelsea TV
TLCSWorldview Media Network LtdRepublic Bharat

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

Licence TypeLicenseePrevious Service NameNew Service Name
TLCSHochanda Global LimitedCraft Store TVCraft Extra
DTPSHochanda Global LimitedCraft Store TVCraft Extra
TLCSNickelodeon U.K. Limited Nick SpongebobNick Toons

Television services licensed in this period

Licence typeLicensee Service name
TLCS Viacom International Media Networks U.K. Limited Pluto TV Crime and Drama
TLCS Viacom International Media Networks U.K. Limited Pluto TV Reality and Entertainment
TLCS Viacom International Media Networks U.K. Limited Pluto TV Factual and Documentary
TLCS Graft Ventures Limited Moochi TV

Full contact details (by channel name) are available on Ofcom’s website.

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 typeLicensee Service name
TLCS BT Ninety-Five Limited BT Sport (Box Office 3)

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 ATN Bangla UK Ltd HAB TV Limited ATN Bangla UK

Service name change

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence typeLicensee Previous service name New service name
TLCS ABS-CBN Europe Limited DZMM Teleradyo 630 Teleradyo Serbisyo
TLCS Hochanda Global Limited Craft Extra Shop Extra
DTPS Hochanda Global Limited Craft Extra Shop Extra
TLCS That's TV Network Limited That’s Cinema That’s 90s
DTPS Narrative Entertainment UK Limited GREAT! romance (+1) GREAT! romance mix

Television services licensed in this period

Licence TypeLicenseeService Name
TLCSAETN UKInside Crime
TLCSAETN UKMystery TV
TLCSBlue Ant TV (UK) LtdHaunt TV
TLCSExtreme International LtdNext Up LIVE Comedy
TLCSLittle Dot Studios LtdHistory Hits
TLCSLittle Dot Studios LtdReal Wild
TLCSLittle Dot Studios LtdThe Chat Show Channel
TLCSVirgin Media LtdBaywatch
TLCSVirgin Media LtdGreat British Menu
TLCSVirgin Media LtdWipeout Xtra
TLCSVirgin Media LtdDeal or no Deal
TLCSVirgin Media LtdFear Factor
TLCSVirgin Media LtdHomes Under the Hammer
TLCSTastemade Inc.Tastemade

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
TLCSTurner Broadcasting System Europe LimitedTCM (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.

Service Name Changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence TypeLicenseePrevious Service NameNew Service Name
TLCSMust Have Ideas LtdMust Have Ideas TVHome Shop TV
DTPSNarrative Entertainment UK LimitedGREAT! Movies ClassicGREAT! Romance
TLCSTNT Sports Broadcasting LtdBT Sport 1 (1HD)TNT Sport 1 (HD)
TLCSTNT Sports Broadcasting LtdBT Sport 2 (2 HD)TNT Sports 2 (HD)
TLCSTNT Sports Broadcasting LtdBT Sport 3 (3 HD)TNT Sports 3 (HD)
TLCSTNT Sports Broadcasting LtdBT Sport 4 (HD)TNT Sports 4 (HD)
TLCSTNT Sports Broadcasting LtdBT Sport 5 (HD)TNT Sports 5 (HD)
TLCSTNT Sports Broadcasting LtdBT Sport 6 (HD)TNT Sports 6 (HD)
TLCSTNT Sports Broadcasting LtdBT Sport 7 (HD)TNT Sports 7 (HD)
TLCSTNT Sports Broadcasting LtdBT Sport 8 (HD)TNT Sports 8 (HD)
TLCSTNT Sports Broadcasting LtdBT Sport 9 (HD)TNT Sports 9 (HD)
TLCSTNT Sports Broadcasting LtdBT Sport 10 (HD)TNT Sports 10 (HD)
TLCSTNT Sports Broadcasting LtdBT Sport UltimateTNT Sports Ultimate
TLCSTNT Sports Broadcasting LtdBT Sport Box Office HDTNT Sports Box Office (HD)
TLCSTNT Sports Broadcasting LtdBT Sport Box Office 2TNT Sports Box Office 2 (HD)
TLCSTNT Sports Broadcasting LtdBT Sport DigitalTNT Sports Digital

Television services licensed in this period

Licence TypeLicenseeService Name
TLCSMust Have Ideas LtdMust Have Ideas TV
TLCSMoonbug Entertainment LimitedMoonbug

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
TLCSTrace UK World LtdTrace Hits

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
Asia T.V. Limited
Zee Tamil
Zee Punjabi
TLCS
That's TV Broadcasting Limited
That's TV (West Anglia)
That's TV (Cambridgeshire)
L-DTPS
That's TV Broadcasting Limited
That's TV (Salisbury & Wessex)
That's TV (Wiltshire)
TLCS
MISK TV LIMITED MISK TV Zad TV
L-DTPS
That's TV Broadcasting LimitedThat's TV (East Anglia) That's TV (Norfolk)
L-DTPS
That's TV Broadcasting LimitedThat's TV (Surrey and South East) That's TV (Surrey)
L-DTPS
That's TV Broadcasting LimitedThat's TV Scotland (North)That's TV Scotland (North East)
L-DTPS
That's TV Broadcasting LimitedThat's TV (West Anglia) That's TV (Cambridgeshire)
L-DTPS
That's TV Broadcasting LimitedThat's TV Scotland (Capital)That's TV Scotland (Forth)
DTPS
That's TV Network Limited That's TV (UK)That's Cinema
TLCS
That's TV Network Limited That's RealityThat's Cinema

Television services licensed in this period

Licence Type Licensee Service Name
DTPS Wildearth Group Ltd WildEarth

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 type Licensee Service name
TLCS Ride Television Network Inc Ride 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.

Service name changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence type Licensee Previous service name New service name
TLCS Viasat World Limited ViP Premiere Viasat Kino Premiere
TLCS Viasat World Limited ViP Serial Viasat Serial
TLCS Sky UK Limited Sky News Climate Live Sky Kids

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
TLCSAlghad TV LimitedAl Ghad TV
TLCSUnited Broadcasting Networks LtdCinemax 1
TLCSSNI/SI Networks LLCSmithsonian Channel
TLCSUnited Broadcasting Networks LtdMovie One
TLCSUnited Broadcasting Networks LtdChampion TV
DTPSSNI/SI Networks LLCSmithsonian Channel
TLCSHUM News LtdHUM News
TLCSCelebration TV LtdCelebration TV
TLCSExcellent Entertainment LimitedAthavan 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.

Service name changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence typeLicenseePrevious service nameNew service name
TLCSGlobal Media Entertainment LtdDavay BalticFRIDAY International
TLCSGlobal Media Entertainment LtdComedy BalticTHT Baltic
TLCSNickelodeon U.K. LimitedNick SpongeBobNicktoons

Television services licensed in this period

Licence typeLicenseeService name
TLCSThat's TV Network LimitedThat's Reality

Full contact details (by channel name) are available on our website.

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
TLCSNext Generation ResultsEventTV
TLCSAlghad TV LtdAl Ghad TV
TLCSHUM News LtdHUM News
DTPSCBS AMC Networks UK Channels PartnershipCBS Justice
DTPSCBS AMC Networks UK Channels PartnershipHorror Channel
DTPSCBS AMC Networks UK Channels PartnershipCBS Drama

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
TLCSViasat World LimitedTV1000 EastViasat Kino East
TLCSViasat World LimitedTV1000 World KinoViasat Kino World
TLCSViasat World LimitedViP ComedyViasat Kino Comedy
TLCSViasat World LimitedViP MegahitViasat Kino Megahit
TLCSThat's TV Network LimitedClassic HitsThat's 80s
TLCSMoonbug Entertainment LimitedMoonbug KidsMoonbug

Television services licensed in this period

Licence typeLicenseeService name
TLCSDAZN LimitedDAZN 1

Full contact details (by channel name) are available on our website.

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
TLCSVisionmed LimitedNABA TV
TLCSGlobal Media Circulating LimitedIran International
TLCSChiswick Park Studios LimitedYANGA! TV
TLCSGemporia Craft LimitedSewing Quarter
TLCSETV LIVE LIMITEDETV
TLCSPremier Media Broadcasting LimitedLaLiga 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.

Service name changes

The following licensees have changed the name of their service.

Licence typeLicenseePrevious service nameNew service name
TLCSViasat World LimitedTV1000 Action EastViasat Kino Action
TLCSSahar Media Services LimitedGreatSahar

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