BBC

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May 21, 2022

The British Broadcasting Corporation, better known by the acronym BBC or BBC, is the world's largest broadcasting corporation. Headquartered in the London Broadcasting House, it is the world's oldest national broadcasting station and the largest broadcasting station in the world in terms of number of employees, employing over 22,000 people in total, of which more than 19,000 are in public sector broadcasting. The total number of BBC staff is 35,402, including part-time, flexible and fixed-term employees. The BBC is the first public, national television. It was founded under the name British Broadcasting Company, and in 1927, after receiving the Royal Charter, it was renamed the British Broadcasting Corporation (British Broadcasting Corporation) and thus became public television. financed by citizens. The BBC produces and broadcasts worldwide on television, radio and the Internet. The main mission of the BBC is: "Inform, educate and entertain viewers". Part of the BBC, "BBC World Service" has been broadcasting radio and internet programs in Serbian for many years. Due to a lack of funding, the United Kingdom government decided in January 2011 to cancel programs in Serbian and four other languages. The BBC was founded on the basis of the Royal Charter and operates under an agreement with the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. His work is funded mainly by an annual television license fee, which is charged to all UK households, companies and organizations that use any type of equipment to receive or record live TV shows and subsequently display them on iPlayer. The fee is determined by the British government in agreement with the parliament, and is used to finance BBC radio, TV and online services that cover the nations and regions of Great Britain. As of April 1, 2014, it also finances the BBC World Service (launched in 1932 as the BBC Imperial Service), which broadcasts in 28 languages ​​and provides comprehensive TV, radio and network services. in Arabic and Persian. Approximately a quarter of the company's revenue comes from �