Top 10 Media & Broadcasting Companies in UK 2015

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2. BBC

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), headquartered in London, is the UK’s public broadcaster.

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It is the world’s oldest broadcaster. It operates through BBC worldwide, BBC Monitoring and UK PSB Group. One quarter of the total revenue comes from BBC Worldwide. It broadcasts on TV, radio and on online platform providing news and information. In its TV service, it provides entertainment, current affairs, news and other information. In its radio station, it provides speech programming and music to the listeners in UK. In its portfolio, it has a list of websites which includes BBC news, weather news and sports, knowledge and learning sites for children and BBC iPlayer for accessing TV and radio programs on the go. Also, it creates and acquires media content for its offerings. It provides TV studios and production facilities for the media industry. The company also works as a multichannel retailer selling DVDs, books, audio books and toys for the fans. It has 10 TV channels (national) and some regional programs. It operates 10 national radio stations and 40 local stations. It also has a wide-ranging website. BBC was founded in 1922 and employees more than 20,000 people.

Revenue: £5,066 million

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