City TV

Ofcom issues UK local TV warning

UK broadcast regulator Ofcom has said that it is “very unlikely” that all the new local TV stations being licensing will succeed, after Birmingham’s City TV became the first to go bust in August. Issuing a ‘progress update’ on local TV, two years on from when the first channel licences were awarded, Ofcom said that bidders […]

Birmingham’s City TV first of new local services to go bust

Birmingham’s City TV has become the first of the UK’s new local TV services to collapse after the company behind it appointed administrators to try to find a buyer for its local TV licence. Local player BLTV secured a licence to operate a TV service from regulator Ofcom in November 2012, following the initiative of […]