Monday, 28 January 2013

Local TV on MB Blog: Comux to operate local TV ‘multiplex’ on Freeview.

The multiplex operator will be responsible for building and maintaining the technical infrastructure required to broadcast the 19 local TV services currently being licensed by Ofcom. The award follows legislation enabling Ofcom to issue local TV licences.

The multiplex licence is awarded to:

As well as broadcasting the local TV channels, the multiplex operator can broadcast two additional video streams, which can be leased to other organisations on a quasi-national commercial basis.