- the holder of a licence to provide a Channel 3 service.
Channel Four Corporation.
the holder of a licence to provide Channel 5.
the Welsh Authority.
the public teletext provider.
Ofcom is making available a 5th HD channel on the HD Digital Terrestrial TV multiplex. The existing 4 HD channels are BBC HD, BBC One HD, ITV1 HD and Channel4 HD (4HD). The HD multiplex uses MPEG-4 (compared to normal standard definition TV which is based on MPEG-2) and uses the DVB-T2 transmission standard (normal SD transmissions use DVB-T). Applications cost £15,000 payable to Ofcom (which is non-refundable whether the license is granted or not). There are also license conditions so only the following may apply for a license" -
Posted by Steve Karmeinsky at 2:00 pm