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Full Form of BBC is British Broadcasting Corporation: BBC stands for British Broadcasting Corporation. it’s one of the biggest broadcasting networks within the world. it’s a publicly financed system that operates underneath the royal charter. Its headquarters is in Broadcasting House, London. In great britain, it held a monopoly on tv till 1954 and on radio till 1972.
The public services offered by BBC include publications, radio and tv broadcasts. the main portion of its revenue comes from the Broadcasting News Channel “BBC News”. Its news channel is quite popular across the world and is broadcasted in almost all countries of the world like India, China, USA, UK, Brazil, France, Italy and Australia.
Most of its programs focus on world news and events. These programs are translated into varied different languages in order that they may be broadcasted in different countries of the globe.
BBC was founded by John Reith and George Villiers in October 1922 and on fourteen November 1922, it broadcasted its first daily broadcast from Marconi’s studio in London.
In 1927, BBC got the royal charter and its name was modified from British company to British Broadcasting Corporation.
In November 1936, BBC started the tv service at Alexandra Palace in London.
During world war II it had to close the tv services and it continuing to inform and entertain on radio.
In 1953, it broadcasted the Queen?s coronation. This event was watched by around twenty two million people. This broadcast created people keener to have televisions that raised the sales of televisions.
In June 1960, BBC opened its new tv Centre in West London that later became the headquarters of BBC.
In 1997, BBC launched BBC on-line (bbc.co.uk) that became one of the foremost trusted websites of the world.
In 2007, a ten-year charter was negotiated with government and also the BBC trust became the organisation of BBC and it started increasing its on-line services.