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Freeview local TV branding announced - Local TV or |local|

Comux UK, who won the Ofcom licence to operate the local TV multiplexes in 19 major cities and towns are calling their services "Local TV".

24 comments “My, that s original calling local TV stations local it s almost as staggering as when dear old Auntie BBC re-named her wireless stations abolishing su”- Watlingfen

Interleaved Frequencies maps (old ones)

Maps of the Interleaved Frequencies coverage areas for the UK transmitters

33 comments “Briantist: The mobile phone companies got burned with the 3G sale at 2.1GHz. I don t think anyone expects them to bid nearly as much for the 800MHz lo”- Mike Dimmick

Is Freeview ready for the first local television service tomorrow?

The system re-engineering requited to integrate new service for Grimsby is complete.

26 comments “Jb38- my relations in Messingham, 4 miles to the west of me can t pick up the Estuary signal, so I assume thar people in Scunthorpe can t either.”- Des Collier

Local TV award to Bay TV Liverpool

Ofcom has almost completed the first rounds of local television awards.

7 comments “I guess that coverage map is only a prediction. The best bet is to wait until the channel launches and rescan your Freeview receiver to see if you can”- Nicholas Willmott

Local TV on Freeview - locations announced

Ofcom have provided a list of the 65 locations in the UK that can have an "geographical interleaved" frequency - which means a local TV channel on Freeview.

18 comments “The thing that hasn t really be talked about and discussed on UK Free TV is the content of local TV programmes.Will it be just local news or will ”- Stuart O.

Local television on Freeview - maps

Maps showing the locations chosen to have a local television service on Freeview. The interactive map shows licensed locations, applications and second-phase sites.

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Local TV on Freeview - table of winners and losers

A new table showing the towns and cities in the UK that might benefit from the local TV on Freeview service.

27 comments “Presumably that transmitter does not work very hard?I ll get my coat.”- Steve P

Local TV on Freeview - new Ofcom maps

Here are the maps produced by Ofcom to indicate the areas that can be covered by the interleaved frequencies required to provide local television services on Freeview.

47 comments “I m pretty sure the maps are possible future not present service ”- Stephen P

Local TV - Virgin Media coverage

Here are details of which of the possible Local TV areas have Virgin Media fibreoptic digital television coverage that would support the new local TV channel.

41 comments “Braintist: How typical do you think it is that the house where my aunty lives is so close to getting Virgin Media s services but can t because the cab”- Josh

How might a 10,000 pound a week local TV channel work?

Each of the local television stations will need to run a service with costs less than half a million pounds each year. How is that achieved?

39 comments “I think you may as well have these stations online so that you can tune in to any that you want. Otherwise you are bound to have the I live in x and I”- Steve

Where can you see where Freeview local stations will be picked up? UK Free TV

UK Free TV's prediction maps now include the local TV services that will go on air over the next 12 months.

23 comments “Brian Rawlinson: STV Glasgow is broadcast from Black Hill on UHF channel 51 (714MHz).However, as you reside in a block of flats then the system ma”- Dave Lindsay

Local TV - an introduction

The current regional news situation and the proposed "Channel 6" local TV service.

29 comments “Adam: Tiny Pop has moved, if you can receive a local TV station on either channel 7 or 8 then Tiny Pop should still be available following a retune, h”- StevensOnln1

First 20 Local TV sites

Ofcom has announced today the towns and cities that will be in the first wave of local television.

22 comments “Not if for example the Waltham transmitter offered a red button service for Leicestershire,Nottinghamshire,Derbyshire etc it would serve a lot more pe”- Ian
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