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Report: Brexit deal key to sector growth

UK could ‘lead the world when it comes to film and television’ Report finds that by 2025 UK’s AV sector is on course to become leading international hub – but a disappointing Brexit deal could threaten this. 11 October 2018 – The UK has the potential to become a major... read more

COBA welcomes Prime Minister’s Brexit speech

COBA welcomes Prime Minister’s recognition of international broadcasters in her Mansion House speech on Friday 2 March. “The Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA) welcomes the importance that the Prime Minister gave in her Mansion House speech on Friday to... read more

Multichannel UK commissions up 23%

Multichannel investment in independent UK television programming shows strong growth – up 23% year on year, according to producers body PACT. The Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA) has welcomed PACT’s annual census of commissioning from independent UK... read more

Broadcasters warn of AVMS impact

STATEMENT BY THE ACT, COBA, CRTV, EGTA AND VPRT ON THE REVIEW OF THE AVMS DIRECTIVE: Europe’s commercial broadcasters have warned that proposed changes to the AVMS Directive are a backwards step that risks damaging growth, audience choice and investment in... read more