The Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA) is the UK industry body for digital, cable and satellite broadcasters and on-demand services. Its members include major non-public service broadcasters, as well as niche services.
COBA works with regulators, policy makers and other stakeholders in the UK to champion the interests of its members and to promote the value they bring both creatively and economically to the UK.
COBA is governed by a board of executives from member companies, who have been elected by the wider membership. The board has overall responsibility for COBA’s policy, strategy and operations. COBA’s day-to-day work is carried out through a series of committees, most notably the Policy Committee, which are open to all members.
Imposing further financial obligations on cross-border linear broadcasters under Article 13.2: A statement from the Commercial Broadcasters Association on the negative impact of further obligations under 13.2 on cross-border broadcasters on the following areas: the cross-border circulation of European works; localization; investment in European works; and competition with non-linear players. Introducing further statutory […]
Multichannel broadcasters invest more than £15m a year in new UK children’s programming – but proposals to change “prominence” regulation risk damaging this investment. Multichannel broadcasters invested an average of £15.6m per year over the last three years in new UK children’s programming, representing one of the biggest sources of investment in homegrown kids content […]