Media: Chatter

"We are comfortable that the value of ITV is substantially higher than the price we paid. Rome wasn't built in a day." - James Murdoch, the BSkyB chief executive, is optimistic that ITV's share price will rise "I would urge Ofcom and European regulators to look into the question of spectrum liberalisation and make this a priority so that we can catch up with the rest of the world." - Arun Sarin, the Vodafone chief executive, pleads with Ofcom to open up more 3G spectrum for services such as video calls

"The competition for their services is very high. The noisier the background gets and the more crowded the marketplace gets, the more particular job they do." - Paul Jackson, the director of entertainment and comedy at ITV, on attempting to secure the services of Ant and Dec.