255. Applications for additional services licences.

Where Ofcom1 proposes to grant a licence2 to provide additional services3 it must publish, in such manner as it considers appropriate, a notice (a 'tender notice')4:

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    (1)     stating that it proposes to grant such a licence5;

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    (2)     specifying:

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      (a)     the period for which the licence is to be granted6;

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      (b)     the sound broadcasting service7 or services on whose frequency8 or frequencies the services are to be provided9; and

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      (c)     the extent and nature of the spare capacity10 which is to be allocated by the licence11;

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    (3)     inviting applications for the licence and specifying the closing date for such applications12;