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Associated Television

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of ATV House, London

Associated Broadcasting Development Co was renamed Associated Television or ATV Ltd.

c.1955 Public company incorporated

One of the "big four" commercial television contractors appointed by the Independent Television Authority. Its area covered London and the Midlands

1959 Introduced the first international mobile television recording unit that could travel throughout Europe, recording material on the American 525 line system for sale to American television stations[1]

by 1960 owned 50 percent of Pye Records; also had an interest in British Relay Wireless and Television[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, November 27, 1959
  2. The Times September 7, 1960