Comux has launched its Birmingham-based local TV Network Operations Centre (NOC) to provide the infrastructure for local television companies to broadcast on Freeview.

The NOC become operational with the launch of Estuary TV in Grimsby today, the first local TV licence-holder to broadcast on the network.

Meanwhile, IPTV systems provider Techex has deployed products from media transport provider Nevion, including TVG450 JPEG 2000 encoders/decoders, to support Comux’s broadcast network.