British Broadcasting Corporation

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster, comprising television, radio, and other electronic media outlets whose primary mission is to serve public needs for information and entertainment. Established by Royal Charter in 1922, the BBC is the world’s oldest broadcaster headquartered at Broadcasting House in Westminster, London. It is also among the largest broadcasters in the world, employing more than 28,500 staff in 2019. Operating under an Agreement with the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, the work of the BBC is primarily funded by an annual television licensing fee paid by companies and British households that use any type of equipment to receive or record live broadcasts. The BBC’s domestic broadcasting services are financed by television licenses ...

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