ITV profits rise as online growth offsets decline in spot advertising revenue

sharesmagazine | February 27, 2019

'ITV's operational performance across 2018 was strong despite the uncertain economic and political environment, with total external revenue up 3%, including total advertising revenues up 1%. We delivered great viewing figures on air and online with ITV setting a host of new records and achieving an impressive 3% growth in total viewing.,' said Carolyn McCall, ITV Chief Executive.

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