Part 3Television and Radio Services

Chapter 4Regulatory provisions

News provision etc. on public service television

284News provision on the public teletext service

(1)The regulatory regime for the public teletext service includes the conditions that OFCOM consider appropriate for securing—

(a)that the service includes what appears to OFCOM to be a suitable quantity and variety of news items; and

(b)that the news items included in the service are up to date and regularly revised.

(2)Conditions imposed under this section in relation to a time when the public teletext service comprises both—

(a)an analogue teletext service, and

(b)a teletext service provided in digital form,

must apply to both services but may make different provision for each of them.