BBC SWOT Analysis, Competitors & USP

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SWOT analysis of BBC analyses the brand/company with its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats. In BBC SWOT Analysis, the strengths and weaknesses are the internal factors whereas opportunities and threats are the external factors.

SWOT Analysis is a proven management framework which enables a brand like BBC to benchmark its business & performance as compared to the competitors and industry. BBC is one of the leading brands in the media & entertainment sector. The table below also lists the top BBC competitors and elaborates BBC market segmentation, target group, positioning & Unique Selling Proposition (USP).

BBC SWOT, Competitors, Marketing STP & Brand analysis Table
BBC Brand Analysis
Parent Company

The Crown, British Broadcasting Corporation


News Channel


Media & Entertainment

Tagline/ Slogan

Putting News First; International News Television


High quality global news with good presentation


People seeking news about UK and rest of the world

Target Group

Individual, SEC B,C,D,E


International news channel who give priority to important events

BBC SWOT Analysis

Below is the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats (SWOT) Analysis of BBC. Strengths are:

1. It is the largest broadcaster in the world, with about 23,000 staff
2.Employs over 2,000 journalists globally
3.Maintains 44 foreign news bureaus and has correspondents in almost all of the world's 240 countries 
4.World's largest broadcast news organisation which generates about 120 hours of radio and television output each day, as well as online news coverage


Here are the weaknesses in the BBC SWOT Analysis:

1. Controversies of world issues have caused uproar 
2.News covered often gives a biased perspective which doesn’t go out with certain audiences


Following are the Opportunities in BBC SWOT Analysis:

1. Having more correspondents and covering global events with better analysis o events 
2.Try to be unbiased whenever trying to cover any story  3.Organise global events to further strengthen brand


The threats in the SWOT Analysis of BBC are as mentioned:

1.Threat from competitor and domestic news channels

BBC Competition

Below are the top 2 BBC competitors:

2.Times Now

The brandguide table above concludes the BBC SWOT analysis along with its marketing and brand parameters.

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