Wednesday, October 21, 2009

We want local news on local TV

United for Local Television (ULTV) has revealed that 80 MPs have signed up to a Commons motion calling for a new local TV network to be created on Freeview.

Back in June, ULTV asked the government to reserve spectrum from the digital switchover for the establishment of a dedicated local TV channel under the Channel 6 brand.
The renewed campaign was partially in response to the lack of coverage for local TV provision in the Digital Britain report, which left existing local broadcasters in a state of flux.
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