Adam Crozier

ITV’s Crozier unveils plan to push for retransmission fees

ITV chief executive Adam Crozier has said that the company and the wider industry will push for BSkyB to pay US-style retransmission fees to carry the UK commercial channel later this summer, with plans to unveil a study of how retransmission fees could work in the UK in September, but analysts have expressed scepticism about […]

ITV boosted by World Cup, online gains

ITV reported strong first half revenue and profit gains, helped by its coverage of the World Cup and impressive growth in its online and interactive division. In its half yearly report, released today, ITV said that total revenues for the six months were up 7% to £1.225 billion and EITA before exceptional items was up […]

Digital UK stresses DTT value ahead of spectrum shakeup

The UK’s Freeview DTT platform returns almost £80 billion (€97 billion) to the economy and delivers more value per unit of spectrum than mobile broadband, according to a new report by Digital UK.  The not-for-profit organisation claims the research “challenges the view that mobile broadband delivers more value from airwaves than television” as policy makers […]

ITV boosts channel viewing share

ITV said that viewing share for its main channel was up 3% in the first nine months of the year, with CEO Adam Crozier praising ITV’s on-screen performance and “increasingly varied and high quality schedule.” The UK broadcaster said that ITV2 and ITV3 remained the most popular digital channels in the UK, with Crozier commenting […]

ITV boosted by online, studio gains

UK broadcaster ITV reported revenue gains in the first half of the year thanks to growth in its online, pay and interactive operations and from its global content division ITV Studios (ITVS). ITV posted H1 revenue to June 30, 2013, of £568 million (€655 million), up 11% year-on-year. Online, pay and interactive revenue grew 19% […]