What is the full form of BBC


BBC: British Broadcasting Corporation

BBC is an acronym stands for British Broadcasting Corporation. It is one of the largest broadcasting network, Headquartered in Broadcasting House, London. It was founded by John Reith and George Villiers on 18 October 1922.

The company has Broadcasting, radio and web portals in its products portfolio, but the major business come from its Broadcasting news channel "BBC News". It is the one of the world renowned news channel which gets broadcasted in almost all countries of the world, including India, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Brazil, Australia, China, USA and many more.

Most of the BBC programs focus on global news and events. These programs are translated into various other languages so that they could be broadcasted in other countries of the world.

British Broadcasting Corporation is one of the largest broadcasting network, Headquartered in Broadcasting House, London. It was founded by John Reith and George Villiers on 18 October 1922.

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History of BBC

BBC was founded by John Reith and George Villiers in October 1922 and on 14 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 changed from British Broadcasting Company to British Broadcasting Corporation.
  • In November 1936, BBC started the television service at Alexandra Palace in London.
  • During World War II it had to close the television services and it continued to inform and entertain on radio.
  • In 1953, it broadcasted the Queen’s coronation. This event was watched by around 22 million people. This broadcast made people keener to have televisions which increased the sales of televisions.
  • In June 1960, BBC opened its new Television Centre in West London which later became the headquarters of BBC.
  • In 1997, BBC launched BBC online (bbc.co.uk) which became one of the most trusted websites of the world.
  • In 2007, a ten-year charter was negotiated with government and the BBC trust became the governing body of BBC and it started expanding its online services.