The other four bidders
Brian Butterworth published on UK Free TV
TinopolisBased in Llanelli, south Wales - with Ron Jones as its executive chairman. Tinopolis not planning to run a national network - Tinopolis joins race to run new national TV network - Media - guardian.co.uk
Scottish Television NetworkKey people: Dr David Rushton (Institute of Local TV), service to comprise local stations serving cities and more remote areas.
"We strongly disagree with both Hunt and Shott that local city stations should be first. They already have superfast broadband, good services. It is places like the Highlands and islands who should be served first."
Element TelevisionFocusing on broadband and mobile distribution, as well as terrestrial TV. Management team includes Caroline Bailes (former From Manchester's Channel M).
City TV Broadcasting (Birmingham)Key people: Debra Davis (former Birmingham city council), Jacques de Suze. Proposing local TV in a minimum of five cities across the UK.
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