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General Information

Websitebbc.co.uk
Blogbbc.co.uk/blogs
Twitter@BBC
CategoryNews/Media
Employees25,000
Founded7/1922

Offices

London, GBR
Broadcasting House
Portland Place
London, W1A 1AA, GBR

People

CEO, BBC Worldwide & Director, Global
Chairman, Creative Training Board, Creative Network & New Arts Network
President, BBC Worldwide America
Director, HR
Director, HR
Director, Marketing
Director-General
Director, Radio
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Investments

P2P-Next 2/2008

Service Providers

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BBC

The BBC, the British Broadcasting Corporation, is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world. Its purpose is to enrich people’s lives with programmes that inform, educate and entertain. It is a public service broadcaster, established by a Royal Charter and funded by the licence fee that is paid by UK households.

The BBC has a commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, which operates a range of businesses including selling advertising across BBC websites to viewers outside the UK. Its profits are returned to the BBC for investment in new programming and services.

The website, bbc.co.uk, has an annual budget of £153m. The Graf Report into the BBC’s online activities in 2005 laid out a 25% external-spend quota.

Recent Milestones

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    BBC added Tim Davie as CEO, BBC Worldwide & Director, Global. (4/1/13)
    Posted 10/5/13 at 2:15am
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    BBC added Tony Hall as Director-General. (11/22/12)
    Posted 10/4/13 at 7:27pm
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    BBC added Tim Davie as Acting Director-General. (11/10/12)
    Posted 10/5/13 at 2:20am
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    BBC added Jason Fields as Head of User Experience & Design, Multiplatform. (5/1/09)
    Posted 5/3/13 at 6:33pm
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    BBC invested in P2P-Next. (2/1/08)
    Posted 2/20/08 at 3:52pm via tribler.org
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    BBC added Franck Debane as Senior Product Manager. (1/1/08)
    Posted 8/23/12 at 6:52am
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    BBC added Richard Titus as Acting Head of User Experience & Design. (7/30/07)
    Posted 3/20/09 at 1:32am
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    BBC added Richard Titus as Controller Future Media. (7/1/07)
    Posted 4/28/08 at 6:06am
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    BBC added Richard Titus as Controller Future Media, Audio & Music and Mobile. (1/1/07)
    Posted 11/28/08 at 12:19pm
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    BBC added Mark Thompson as Director-General. (1/1/04)
    Posted 9/17/09 at 4:51pm
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    BBC added Tony Hall as Chief Executive, BBC News. (1/1/96)
    Posted 10/4/13 at 7:38pm
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    BBC added Jim Buckle as Head of Finance, Planning & Analysis, BBC Production. (1/1/94)
    Posted 7/11/13 at 7:26pm
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    BBC added Matt Biddulph as Software Engineer.
    Posted 10/21/09 at 12:30pm
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    BBC added Angel Gambino as Controller, Business Development & Emerging Platforms.
    Posted 2/27/09 at 3:57am
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    BBC added Kerry Boyte as QA Manager.
    Posted 9/12/13 at 2:11am
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    BBC added Ben Metcalfe as Software Engineer, BBC News Website.
    Posted 8/31/08 at 10:29pm

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Screenshots

Products

SoundIndex

Websitebbc.co.uk/soundindex
Launch Date2008

SoundIndex is an index created by the BBC that ranks the hottest bands and tracks that are being talked about on the internet. Every six hours SoundIndex crawls some of the biggest music sites on the internet - Bebo, MySpace, Last.FM, iTunes, Google and YouTube - to find out what people are writing about, listening to, watching, downloading and logging on to. It then counts and analyses this data to make an instant list of the most popular 1000 artists and tracks on the web. The more blog mentions, comments, plays, downloads and profile views an artist or track has, the higher up the Sound Index they are. So, the Sound Index is a music buzz index controlled entirely by the public.

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Above: The SoundIndex Top 1000.
Uploaded: 5/20/08

iPlayer

Websitebbc.co.uk/iplayer
Launch Date2007

Traffic Analytics

Quantcast

Livegraph

Compete

Bbc

Sources

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