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Aerials: Lancashire

Volume 487: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport which organisations transmit from the Winter Hill transmitter. (248348)

The broadcasters which use the Winter Hill transmitter are:

BBC

ITV

Channel 4

Five

Digital 3 and 4

SDN (S4C Digital Networks)

Arqiva

Century 105

Rock FM

Smooth

Bauer

CE (Capital Emap)

Digital One

MXR.

In addition Orange, 3, Airwave and Vodaphone operate on or near the Winter Hill site.

Ofcom has published a list of businesses which are licensed to use the transmitter, e.g. BT, on its website at

<http://spectruminfo.ofcom.org.uk/spectrumInfo/licences? service=all&freqStart=&freqStop=&unit=GHz&ngrloc= sd660144&offset=0.5&submit=Submit+search&nw=&ne=&se= &sw=&googloc=&googoffset>=

<http://spectruminfo.ofcom.org.uk/spectrumInfo/licences? service=all&submit=Submit+search&unit=GHz&ngrloc= SD660144&offset=0&page=.