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About UTV and how to contact us

UTV is based at Havelock House in Belfast. Photo: UTV

UTV is the Channel 3 public service broadcast licence for Northern Ireland.

Based in Belfast, UTV is by far the most watched channel in Northern Ireland - delivering high quality, popular home-produced programmes, backed up by the best of ITV programming.

UTV first went on air in 1959 as part of the ITV Network and has held the Channel 3 public service broadcasting licence ever since.

UTV was also the first commercial television operator on the island of Ireland.

It became part of ITV in 2016.

UTV is regulated by the Office of Communications (OFCOM).

Contact us

UTV Ormeau Road Belfast BT7 1EB

Tel: +44 (0) 28 9032 8122 Fax: +44 (0) 28 9024 6695

To contact the newsroom, email:

For advertising, email:

To obtain footage from our archive, email:

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