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Ofcom Allows London Live To Reduce Local Content

Last month, Ofcom refused a request from Evgeny Lebedev's ESTV Ltd -- the provider for London Live -- to make changes to its programming that would have made it considerably less local. Following this decision, ESTV Ltd submitted a second request. The local TV channel proposed reducing its local programming repeats from 10 to six hours a day, and from an hour and a half to zero in peak time (6 p.m.-10.30 p.m.). This request was significantly more limited in scope than its previous application. Ofcom has accepted the change.

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