Newly installed BBC director-general Tim Davie has made clear his opposition to the BBC becoming a subscription service.
The outgoing director-general of the BBC has described the international reach of the BBC as being “absolutely crucial to any vision of ‘Global Britain’.”
The BBC’s global reach increased by 11% year on year in 2020 to 468.2 million people a week.
Households in the UK where someone aged over the age of 75 receives the Pension Credit will continue to receive a free TV licence.
The BBC has set out details for a revision of its digital services and solutions.
The current head of BBC Studios is to become the new director-general of the BBC. Tim Davie takes up the role on September 1, replacing Tony Hall.
Beeb, the new voice assistant being developed by the BBC is to be made available to UK-based members of Microsoft’s Windows Insider Programme.
The BBC has hinted it could support a change to the model under which the TV licence fee is collected.
The BBC has launched a version of the iPlayer suitable for family viewing.
The director-general of the BBC has told MPs that output could be effected were one of his newsrooms to be hit during the current Coronavirus outbreak.