Advanced Television

Neil Anderson

Analyst: ITVX could cannibalise linear

UK commercial broadcaster ITV’s shift towards a digital-first content strategy could cannibalise its linear services, according to Neil Anderson, Analyst at Ampere Analysis. In a blog post, he notes that ITV is placing exclusive Originals and a digital-first windowing strategy at the heart of its new hybrid AVoD/SVoD service, ITVX, which will integrate ITV’s three […]

November 24, 2022By Colin Mann

Analyst: UK indies at risk from C4 privatisation

Critics from within the UK TV industry have described the UK government’s plans to proceed with the privatisation of Channel 4 as ill-informed, ideological rather than logical (fuelled by the current government’s dislike of Channel 4’s robustly independent news coverage), and as “a solution in search of a problem”, But if it does go ahead, […]

April 7, 2022By Colin Mann

Analyst: C4 sale threatens UK production sector

The UK government has reaffirmed its intention to review the ownership model and remit of Channel 4 (C4), but the proposed privatisation of the publicly-owned broadcaster would significantly impact the UK’s independent production sector, suggests Ampere Analysis’s Neil Anderson. In an Insight post, the analyst notes that the UK’s television industry’s international success is widely […]

September 30, 2021By Colin Mann