Ofcom has received a request to permit the BBC, ITV and STV to simulcast the FA Cup Final through until the end of the 2024/25 season.
UKTV’s female-skewing entertainment channel W has received an Ofcom licence to broadcast on Freeview, effectively confirming reports last month that the channel will soon go free-to-air.
New channels now take longer to become available on cable and satellite platforms in the Republic of Ireland thanks to additional regulatory hurdles.
Ofcom has launched a public consultation on plans to reduce the amount of local programmes shown on seven of the UK’s local TV channels.
BBC News aims to increase access to its journalism, making a half-hour edition of Outside Source or World News available to other public broadcasters across Europe.
Home-grown UK shows have proved popular with viewers, as Discovery announces new UK-based programmes coming to its channels:
Channel 4 failed Ofcom’s access services quota in 2021 when back-up systems failed after a major incident at its playout centre.
will have free and paid-for versions. Most new ITV programmes will appear on ITVX months before linear TV. Subscribers will get access to BritBox content as well.
The BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, BT and TalkTalk have entered into a new agreement to support hybrid terrestrial-streaming platform YouView until 2024.
Ahead of BritBox UK being integrated into ITVX, the BBC will no longer be a shareholder in the streaming platform.