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Richard Broughton

Analyst: UK TV sector facing perfect storm?

According to Richard Broughton, Director at Ampere Analysis, the UK government’s plan to freeze the BBC licence fee for two years – and to look at the abolition of the fee in 2027 – is just the latest in a number of major structural and political challenges facing the UK television sector. In a blog […]

January 20, 2022By Colin Mann

Report: European broadcasters ramp up commissioning

A report by Ampere Analysis shows that Europe’s public service and commercial broadcasting groups have accelerated their commissioning activity as they emerge from pandemic into a rapidly shifting landscape. Many broadcasters are in a challenging position, having been damaged by the effects of Covid-19 on advertiser confidence, experiencing gradually declining audience figures and facing down […]

October 6, 2021

Report: ⅔ European sports fans reliant on FTA TV

A report by Ampere Analysis has found that, while in the last decade, pay-TV’s share of sports rights – by value – has grown by 20 per cent in Western Europe, only one in three sport fans has access to premium sport channels. Free-to-air channels reach over 800 million Europeans, leading to increased engagement in […]

September 1, 2021By Colin Mann