Read this: https://www.ofcom.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0014/116420/statement-local-tv-licensing.pdf
Summary: Executive summary 1.1 When we established our framework for licensing local TV in 2012, we said that we would advertise licences for local TV services in all of the locations in which the successful applicant for the local multiplex licence, Comux, had committed to building its transmission infrastructure. As noted above, it remains open to prospective local TV providers with the support of Comux to ask Ofcom to advertise a licence for a specific location 3.14 With regard to SBC's comments on the arrangement of the multiplex itself, Ofcom consulted upon the local TV multiplex model before commencing the licensing of local TV. 4 Statement Local TV licensing - Decision not to advertise or re-advertise certain local TV licences We concluded in our original local TV policy statement that we would advertise a single multiplex licence for local TV.2 Ofcom subsequently invited applications for the local multiplex licence in a competitive process, and assessed applicant's proposals against the statutory criteria and Ofcom's general duties. - www.ofcom.org.ukwww.ofcom.org.ukhttps://www.ofcom.org.uk/__data/assets/p…
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