Ian West


UK local TV operator calls in administrators

Birmingham’s City TV has become the first of the UK’s new local TV services to collapse after the company behind it appointed administrators to try to find a buyer for its local TV licence. Local player BLTV secured a licence to operate a TV service from regulator Ofcom in November 2012, following the initiative of […]

Ofcom awards local TV licence for Leeds

UK media regulator Ofcom has awarded a local TV licence for the Northern city of Leeds. The channel will be called Made in Leeds. It will be run by London-based Made Television, formerly Element Television, the group chaired by former BSkyB executive and Top Up TV founder Ian West. It has bid for 11 local […]