COBA represents multichannel broadcasters in the digital, cable and satellite TV sector.

COBA members generate £4 billion a year for the UK economy.

COBA members employ 12,000 people, having doubled employment over the last decade.

The multichannel sector accounts for nearly a third of TV viewing.

COBA members invest £1 billion a year in UK production.

COBA members have increased investment in UK content by 75% since 2011.

COBA (the Commercial Broadcasters Association) is the industry body for commercial broadcasters and on-demand services.

COBA exists to promote the interests of its members and the value they bring both economically and culturally to the UK.

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Broadcasters and SVoDs are increasingly collaborating on co-commissions to create ambitious and exciting content for UK audiences, helping drive investment in UK TV drama production to record levels. The findings are revealed in new independent analysis commissioned from independent analyst Ben Keen by the Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA) as part of its evidence to the […]

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Congratulations to RTS winner Sky News, Nickelodeon commissions British animation Paddington, and Peppa Pig ups the soft power ante…COBA’s monthly newsletter about its members’ commissioning and other activities is now out.

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Signalling how the UK television industry has become a truly “mixed ecology” of different players, investment in the creation of home-grown television programmes by multichannel broadcasters has hit £1.1 billion a year, according to a new report from industry body the Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA). The watershed moment is the first time annual investment in […]

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Watch our new film to see how independent producers across the UK are benefiting from commissions from COBA members.  

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