It seems somewhat curious that a broadcast might have to approach the regulator to reduce the number of repeating showings in its schedule, but London Live has done just that.
Analogue switch-off on cable networks, the financing of broadband expansion and new revenue sources for local TV broadcasters are in the focus of the 17th edition of German cable industry trade fair Kabelkongress which will take place in Leipzig on October 6 and 7, 2014.
Birmingham’s delayed local TV station has called in the administrators before even making it to air.
Local TV and radio broadcasters need to make their content more widely available on the internet to attract the young target group, according to Siegfried Schneider, president of Bavarian media authority BLM.
The number of commercial local and regional TV channels has considerably decreased in Germany last year.
TeleZüri, the local TV channel for Zurich and surroundings, will offer its programmes in high definition (HD) from May 12, 2014.
London Live will today attempt to succeed where others before it have failed, when it becomes the third of the new wave of local TV stations to launch in the UK, after Grimsby and Norwich.
Mustard TV, the second of the UK’s new local TV services, goes live from Norwich at 5.30 on Monday evening.
Comux UK has switched on the local TV Network Operations Centre (NOC) ahead of the launch of Estuary TV in Grimsby.
Ofcom has announced plans to advertise local TV services for another 11 locations. Applications are being sought for Barnstaple, Basingstoke, Derry/Londonderry, Gloucester, Guildford, Limavady, Luton, Maidstone, Plymouth, Reading and Salisbury.