About COBA

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 and on-demand 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.


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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.

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Mixed ecology of traditional and new players fuels record investment in UK drama Increases in both co-commissions between traditional broadcasters and SVoDs, and in sole commissions, drove investment in British TV drama to a record £2.6 billion last year, according to a new report commissioned by COBA (the Association for Commercial Broadcasters and On-Demand Services). […]

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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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