STV2 goes off-air for the last time

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STV2 path of the air for the Finale on Saturday evening, after bosses pulled the plug on the free-to-air TV channels.

Commercial TV broadcaster STV decided to close its deficit in the second channel after a strategic review.

The company said that its local TV-were sold the licenses, a company, the local stations South of the border.

The business mentioned That the TV has not yet announced his plans for Scotland.Layoffs

STV announced that a total of 59 job losses in may, some were the result of the closure of STV2, while others are due to a restructuring of its news operations.

Journalists have voted to strike if compulsory redundancies.

But you have to hope the threat of action on the ice in the midst of that, this can be avoided.

Although STV were condemned moves by politicians that the company’s stock price by a third since the strategic review was announced.

An activist investor Crystal Amber continues to build its stake in the company and is thus the largest shareholder.

STV has denied that the changes he makes are in preparation for a sale to ITV plc, which runs the rest of the channel 3 network.

STV2 has only on the air for a year, but grew out of local services specifically in Glasgow and Edinburgh.Ofcom approves BBC-Scotland-TV-channel rings 140 new jobs

Separately, the communications watchdog, Ofcom, gave its final approval to the BBC Scotland the plans for a TV channel earlier this week.

The new channel will launch in February.

The size of your planned budget far exceeds the amount we spent on STV2 and his editorial competence is different.