ITV PLC (ITV.L)
27 Nov 2015
LONDON, Nov 10 Britain's ITV said the initial outlook for 2016 was encouraging after the broadcaster's net advertising revenue grew broadly in line with consensus in the third quarter, helped by the Rugby World Cup.
LONDON, Oct 19 ITV, Britain's biggest free-to-air commercial broadcaster, has agreed to buy the TV business of Northern Irish network partner UTV for 100 million pounds ($154 million) in cash, it said on Monday.
LONDON, Oct 19 ITV, Britain's biggest free-to-air commercial broadcaster, said it had agreed to buy the TV business of Northern Irish network partner UTV for 100 million pounds ($154 million) in cash.
** UTV Media rises c.8 pct, on a Sunday Times report saying ITV poised to buy the Northern Ireland broadcaster for 100 mln stg
** UTV Media rises c.7 pct, on a Sunday Times report saying ITV poised to buy the broadcaster for 100 mln stg
CAMBRIDGE, England Discovery Communications' Chief Executive David Zaslav said there were opportunities in Europe to develop the factual content that would drive the company's growth in a multi-platform age, led by its Olympics coverage from 2018.
* Has issued a 7 year eur 600 million euro bond at a fixed coupon of 2.125%
* Says ITV extends playout contract with ericsson until 2024 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Stockholm Newsroom)
Northern Ireland's UTV Media Plc, one of only two independent broadcasters in the ITV network, said it may sell its TV franchise, sending its shares up as much as 13.4 percent.
* TV sale would leave it with radio business (Adds analyst comments, details, share movement)