That's Lancashire has been officially granted its Ofcom licence this week, which comes into effect on 24th August 2015, allowing the station to launch its new service for Freeview and YouView viewers, where it will appear on channel 8 from the Winter Hill transmitter.
That's TV took over the running of YourTV, the company that was announced as the licence winner by Ofcom in March 2013. That's TV already operate local TV services in Southampton & Portsmouth, Oxford and Manchester, another location where That's TV took over the running of local TV. That's Manchester 'soft-launched' in May.
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Local TV is currently available in Belfast, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Grimsby, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, Norwich, Nottingham, Oxford, Sheffield, Southampton/Portsmouth.
Local TV is also due to arrive next month in Cambridge, when Cambridge TV will become the first station in the second phase of local TV roll-out, which will ultimately see local TV arriving in locations including Ayr, Dundee, Middlesborough, Scarborough, Swansea and York.