Local TV Services

Canis Media is the management company that operates the UK’s digital terrestrial television network for Local Television.  Retained by the local multiplex operator Comux, the team at Canis Media provides all technical and management functions for the operation of the national network operations centre in Birmingham and oversees the operation of a transmission network across 14 million UK homes.

In 2013 the team managed a £17M budget to pay for the build of a major play out and content management centre, as well as overseeing a national transmitter and antenna infrastructure build across the United Kingdom.  The team delivered the project on time and on budget.  The Digital Terrestrial Team at Canis Media has global experience in delivering television channel launches, and the technical expertise to help design and manage terrestrial broadcast infrastructure projects.

The Business Model for Comux

For more information about Comux visit www.comux.co.uk

Advice and Consultancy

Canis Local TV Services provides a wide range of services for individuals and organisations seeking to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the UK Government’s new licensing framework for the launch of local TV stations.  The team at Canis Media helped some licensees prepare their applications and drafted the application for Comux, the winner of the Ofcom multiplex operator licence.

Canis Media has more experience advising and managing single channel TV businesses in the UK than any other company.  As an independent expert in this area, Canis Media works with multiplex owners, capacity owners and channel operators to help generate maximum revenues.

The Local TV Services team can guide you through every aspect of this unique new opportunity to help you secure your Local TV licence by ensuring your submission addresses all the key application requirements.

This specialist service minimises risk and can help your application to be processed quickly. We can also review your business plan and financial forecasts to ensure your base assumptions are realistic and robust.  We can help you create a commercial model from scratch and can even point you in the direction of relevant experts and regulated independent advisors to help with fund raising.

To find out how we can support you in your application please get in touch, in confidence, stephanie.morello@canismedia.com