Comux UK

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, […]

Comux names infrastructure partners for UK local TV

Comux UK, the community-owned business selected by broadcast regulator Ofcom to build and operate the  UK’s new local TV broadcasting platform, has named transmission services firm Arqiva among its technical infrastructure partners. Other named partners and suppliers include: Phoenix7, which will provide licensees with the channel management software for scheduling; Techex, which will be lead […]

Local TV provider Comux signs transmission deal with Arqiva

Comux, the group appointed by regulator Ofcom to build and operate the infrastructure for the UK’s new local TV channels, has signed a multi-year transmission services deal with Arqiva. Under the new agreement Arqiva will provide the main transmission services for local TV, including network access and managed transmissions. The network access deal will allow […]

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 […]

UK local TV operator Comux heads for Birmingham

Comux UK, the company responsible for operating the UK’s local digital-terrestrial TV infrastructure, is setting up base at Birmingham Science Park Aston’s Innovation Birmingham Campus. Comux will occupy three suites: one dedicated to broadcast operations; one that will house the operations team; and another that will contain the servers required to power the local TV stations. […]