Ofcom begins assessment of the BBC's proposed local video service
Ofcom today published the Terms of Reference for its Market Impact Assessment (MIA) of the BBC’s proposed Local Video service. Ofcom has also invited stakeholders to respond to a list of questions published today to inform its MIA.
The Local Video service would expand upon existing BBC Local websites on bbc.co.uk and focus on 60 areas, typically a county or conurbation, across the UK. It would create bespoke local video news, sport and weather to complement the BBC’s existing online provision. In Wales, the BBC proposes to offer the service in both the Welsh and English languages.
We have always considered local video services as a great idea making more and more people aware of how many people are trying to make better communities for us all...you can read the full story...