Channel 4 is the UK’s only publicly-owned, commercially-funded public service broadcaster, with a state defined remit to be innovative, experimental and distinctive across its television, film and digital channel portfolio.
As a self-sustaining social enterprise, Channel 4 raises commercial revenues from the market and reinvests its profits back into British public service content and programmes from UK independent producers.
One of the biggest media companies in Europe, the Mediaset Group is Italy’s leading commercial broadcaster.
Its TV offer includes free-to-air general interest and thematic channels, as well as DTT pay-TV service “Mediaset Premium”.
The portfolio is complemented by RadioMediaset – the strongest radio group in Italy, and digital media.
Mediaset España is the first broadcaster in Spain in terms of audience results and advertising revenues.
It operates general entertainment channels Telecinco (Spain’s most watched TV station) and Cuatro plus free-to-air thematic stations.
Thanks to its reach web offer, Mediaset España is also the first media group in terms of online video consumption.
The TF1 Groupe’s businesses cover the entire audiovisual value chain.
As an integrated media group, it has developed activities in high-growth segments for a number of years.
It operates TF1 – the leading mainstream TV channel in France, free-to-air stations, special-interest pay-TV channels and their digital offshoots.
THE PROSIEBENSAT.1 GROUP
The ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the most successful independent media companies in Europe with a strong lead in the TV and the digital market. Advertising-financed free TV is the Group’s core business: the station family is the number one in the German audience and TV advertising markets.
ProSiebenSat.1 is also Germany’s leading video marketer on the Internet and one of the most successful providers of digital entertainment.