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British Broadcasting Corporation
Statutory corporation
wi a Ryal chairter
IndustrieMass media
PredecessorBritish Broadcasting Company
Foondit18 October 1922; 101 years ago (1922-10-18) (as British Broadcasting Company)
1 Januar 1927; 97 years ago (1927-01-01) (as British Broadcasting Corporation)
FoonderJohn Reith
HeidquartersBroadcasting House
London, W1
United Kingdom
Area served
Key fowk
RevenueDecrease £4.889 billion (2019)[1]
Decrease £−52 million (2019)[1]
Decrease £−69 million (2019)[1]
Tot assetsDecrease £1.172 billion (2019)[1]
AwnerPublic owned[2]
Nummer o employees
22,401 (2019)[1]
bbc.com (Outside UK)

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a Breetish public service broadcaster. wis foondit in 1927 bi means o a Ryal Chairter. The day the BBC is the naitional publicly fundit braidcaster o the Unitit Kinrick. It maks programmes an braidcasts on televeesion, radio, an the Internet.

The BBC operates the UK's ae dedicatit politics chainel forby kiverin ongauns in the Breetish Hooses o Pairlament, The Scots Pairliament, Northren Ireland Assemmly an the Welsh Assemmly. The chainel is kent as BBC Parliament.

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  1. a b c d e "BBC annual report 2019" (PDF). BBC.
  2. "BBC – BBC Charter and Agreement – About the BBC". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 1 Apryle 2019.