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UK ad revenue to rise 7.4% this year

According to a new report, the British advertising market is expected to record strong growth. As per Zenith Optimedia estimates, the advertising revenue is expected to grow at the rate of 7.4 per cent or by £1 billion this year to £14.3 billion.

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ITV hopes World Cup to lift ad revenues by up to 13%

ITV chief executive Adam Crozier has expressed hope that the football World Cup in Brazil could lift the company's advertising revenues by up to 13 per cent later this year.

In the three months ended March 31, the commercial broadcaster suffered a fall in the number of viewers, while revenue growth missed analysts' expectations.

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BSkyB’s takeover plan for Sky Deutschland understates the firm: Crispin Odey

Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey has argued that British pay-TV firm British Sky Broadcasting's (BSkyB's) plan to takeover Sky Deutschland significantly "understates" the value of the German company.

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Channel 4 suffers second annual loss in a row; commissions Drifters series 2

Broadcaster Channel 4 on Thursday reported its second consecutive annual loss, saying the year of 2013 was always likely to pose challenges.

The ad-funded but not-for-profit broadcaster revealed an annual deficit of £15 million, while revenues remained almost flat at £846 million last year.

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Newstalk Registers Complaint against RTE for not Broadcasting Advertisement

RTE and Newstalk radio entered into bitter relations after the national broadcaster declined to broadcast an advertisement which was submitted by the independent station.

RTE says that it has certain rules in regard to accepting advertisements coming from other broadcasters. The group has declined to publish them.

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