That's Swansea Bay

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That's Swansea Bay
Launched12 July 2016
Owned byThat's Media
Picture format576i (16:9 SDTV)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Broadcast areaSwansea Bay area
Availability
Terrestrial
FreeviewChannel 8
Cable
Virgin MediaChannel 159

That's Swansea Bay is a British local television station which broadcasts to the Swansea Bay area of West Wales via the Kilvey Hill transmitting station.[1] The station went on air in July 2016 making it the second local television station in Wales after Made in Cardiff. Bay TV Swansea is based on the University of Wales Trinity Saint David's primary campus in Swansea.[2] It was the 21st local television channel to be launched in the United Kingdom.[1] The channel provides news, sport and entertainment programming to viewers on all major television platforms and provides some of its output without charge to the BBC.[2] Bay TV Swansea was awarded its broadcasting licence from the Office of Communications (Ofcom) in January 2014.[3]. Programmes include shared series with other local TV channels and the syndicated series Walks Around Britain.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Launch of Bay TV Swansea". Local TV Network. 11 July 2016. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  2. ^ a b Thomas, Huw (12 July 2016). "Swansea's new local TV station goes on air". BBC News. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  3. ^ Denholm-Hall, Rupert (23 January 2014). "Bay TV wins TV licence in Swansea and Llanelli". WalesOnline. Retrieved 25 July 2016.