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Licence Holders

Provided for information purposes only and does not replace official documents. Contact the Communications Commission with licence queries. Updated: May 2015

Telecommunications

Enabling legislation: Telecommunications Act 1984

License Holder

 

Summary of Licensed Activities

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Arqiva Limited (formerly NTL)

  Telecommunications systems for the provision of television transmission services.

  26/07/1993          
Arqiva Limited
(formerly National Grid Wireless; Crown Castle; Castle Transmission)

  Telecommunications systems for the provision of television and radio transmission services.   15/11/1997        
BlueWave Communications Limited

  Telecommunications systems of every description within the Isle of Man.   20/06/2008        
Classic FM PLC

  Telecommunications systems for the provision of sound broadcasting services.

  03/04/2011        
Continent 8 Technologies PLC

  Telecommunications systems of every description within the Island that provide only Internet and Internet related services.

  23/05/2013        
CVC Acquisition Company (UK) Limited
(Hibernia Atlantic)

  Telecommunication system of any description within the Isle of Man that forms part of a telecommunication system which conveys Messages between Halifax, Nova Scotia and Southport, England.

  01/02/2003        
Department of Home Affairs
(Communications Division)

 

Provision of radio transmission services and the government communications service.

  01/04/2004        
Domicilium (IOM) Limited   Telecommunications systems of every description within the Island that provide only Internet and Internet related services.

  15/03/2005        
e-llan Communications Limited   Telecommunications systems of every description within the Island which are owned or controlled by an Isle of Man Government Department or Statutory Board and are for the purpose of providing private circuits.

  01/12/2007        
Energy Communications Limited


  Telecommunications systems for the provision of sound broadcasting services.

  20/07/2013        
Manx Telecom Limited

  Telecommunications systems of every description within the Isle of Man. *

  01/01/2004        
SES Satellite Leasing Limited   Telecommunications systems of every description within the Island that are Stations for Wireless Telegraphy or Wireless Telegraphy Apparatus used to transmit Messages to or receive Messages from earth orbiting apparatus.

  01/01/2016        
Sure (Isle of Man) Limited
(formerly Cable & Wireless IOM)

  Telecommunications systems of every description within the Isle of Man. *   01/06/2006        
Vodafone Group PLC (formerly Cable & Wireless)   Telecommunication system of any description within the Isle of Man that forms part of a telecommunication system which conveys Messages within the Isle of Man and between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

  25/11/2002        
Wi-Manx Limited

  Telecommunications systems of every description within the Isle of Man.

  01/03/2008        

* Licence holder has significant market power and corresponding obligations in certain wholesale and/or retail markets. Contact Communications Commission for details.

Broadcasting

Enabling legislation: Broadcasting Act 1993 and Broadcasting (Amendment) Act 2007)

License Holder

Summary of Licensed Activities

 
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3FM Ltd Provision of a sound broadcasting service.

 01/10/2004     
Island FM Ltd (Energy FM) Provision of a sound broadcasting service.

 20/07/2013    
Radio Manx Limited (Manx Radio) Provision of a sound broadcasting service.  01/04/2005     

Radio Masts

Enabling legislation: Radio Masts Regulation Act 1998

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Summary of Licensed Activities

 
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Arqiva (formerly NTL) Erection, installation, replacement or use of radio masts and antenna systems. 

 31/01/2014     
Arqiva (formerly NGW) Erection, installation, replacement or use of radio masts and antenna systems. 

 21/01/2014    
Department of Home Affairs 
(Communications Division)

Erection, installation, replacement or use of radio masts and antenna systems. 

 14/05/2012    
NATS Holdings Limited Erection, installation, replacement or use of radio masts and antenna systems. 

 09/01/2012