About Us

The Local TV Network (LTVN) represents the companies which hold the local TV licences that have been so far been awarded by Ofcom. So far 30 local TV channels have gone on air.

The LTVN:

•     Holds regular meetings to discuss local TV issues and policies
•     Liaises with national media, government and other organisations
•     Negotiates relevant access and commercial agreements on behalf of channels
•     Investigates audience measurement options.

See a round up of reports from Local TV channels here.

The current chair of the LTVN is Chris Johnson

Ofcom has awarded licences to the following channels:

Phase One

19 Channels – all now on air

Belfast: NvTv
Birmingham: Made in Birmingham
Brighton & Hove: Latest TV
Bristol: Made in Bristol
Cardiff: Made in Cardiff
Edinburgh: ETV (STV)
Glasgow: GTV (STV)
Grimsby: Estuary TV
Leeds: Made in Leeds
Liverpool: Made in Liverpool
London: London Live
Manchester: That’s Manchester
Newcastle: Made in Tyne and Wear
Norwich: Mustard TV
Nottingham: Notts TV
Oxford: That’s Oxford
Preston: That’s TV
Sheffield: Sheffield Live! TV
Southampton: That’s Solent

Phase Two

15 channels – 11 channels on air (in bold)

Aberdeen: Around Aberdeen (STV2)
Ayr: Ayrshire Today (STV2)
Basingstoke: That’s Basingstoke
Cambridge: That’s Cambridge
Carlisle: That’s Carlisle
Dundee: View from the Bridges (STV2)
Guildford: That’s Surrey
Maidstone: KMTV
Middlesbrough: Made In Teesside
Mold: Made in North Wales
Reading: That’s Thames Valley (Reading)
Salisbury:  That’s Salisbury
Scarborough: Yorkshire Coast TV
Swansea: Bay TV Swansea
York: The York Channel