Canis Media

Canis sells off Sit-Up EPG slots to Turner, Gems TV

UK broadcast management company Canis Media has sold off the Price Drop and Bid TV channel slots on the Sky EPG after the networks’ parent company Sit-Up went into administration in April. Canis said it had sold the channel 654 (Price Drop) and 645 (Bid TV) on the Sky EPG to Turner Broadcasting System Europe […]

Canis Media offers new Manchester channel position

UK broadcast management company and EPG broker Canis Media is opening up a new channel position on the multiplex for the Manchester area.  Broadcasters will be able to broadcast a free-to-air digital channel on the Manchester Television Network (MTN) on Freeview, licensing the space for a monthly fee. Canis first purchased the Manchester multiplex from Channel […]

Canis Media ups former general manager to CEO role

UK broadcast management company, EPG broker and channel launch specialist, Canis Media, has upped former general manager Clare Bramley to the CEO role. Prior to joining Canis, Bramley was chief operating officer for Comux UK, where she was responsible for the non-technical requirements of existing and future local TV licensees in the UK. She has […]

Canis Media founder and CEO leaves firm

Ed Hall, the founder and CEO of UK broadcast management company, EPG broker and channel launch specialist, Canis Media, has left the firm after more than 10 years.  Hall started the business in 2001 and the company has worked in the past with the likes of Sky, Discovery, ITV, Channel 4, ESPN, Sony, Current TV, […]

Canis Media offering two DTT streams

Media services group Canis Media has made two new city-based digital-terrestrial video channels available for long term lease.  Canis Media is acting on behalf of multiplex owner Comux UK and is offering broadcasters and channel owners access to approximately 10 million DTT homes on two new 24/7 UK Freeview video streams. The streams have the […]

Ofcom awards Comux local TV infrastructure licence

UK regulator Ofcom has awarded Comux UK the licence to operate the UK’s local digital-terrestrial TV infrastructure. Local TV signals will be distributed over the same network that delivers Freeview, the UK’s free-to-air DTT service. DMOL, the organisation responsible for the management and allocation of channel numbers on DTT, has reserved channel numbers for new […]

Canis Media adds new channels for Manchester

The UK’s Canis Media has launched new channels on the Freeview platform in Manchester. The Manchester Television Network (MTN) platform, which Canis launched this month, currently reaches 1.2 million homes in the Manchester area and will ultimately comprise six channels. Canis Media has added Sony Pictures Television Networks’ Movies4Men and Movies4Men+1 and shopping cannel Argos […]

TV Solent chooses Canis Media for local TV bid

UK local TV company TV Solent has chosen Canis Media to assist it in the preparation of a Local Digital TV Programming Service (L-DTPS) licence. TV Solent, supported and backed by Southampton Solent University, plans to operate from studio facilities on their campus in the centre of Southampton and make use of the expertise of […]

Canis Media offshoot to bid for local TV transmission licence

Channel distributor Canis Media has become the first company to express interest in bidding for the local TV MuxCo licence to be offered by regulator Ofcom. Canis has created a new company, Comux UK, to apply for the licence, which will be granted to the operator of transmission infrastructure for new local services. Potential local […]