BBC Three is to return to linear transmission, six years after it went online.
The BBC is yet to tackle the most difficult aspects of its savings programme and is facing “significant challenges” to its income, according to a report from the National Audit Office (NAO).
A former Goldman Sachs banker who was once the boss of UK finance minister Rishi Sunak is to be named as the new chairman of the BBC.
The BBC has secured continued European distribution for its domestic and international channels thanks to commercial licences in The Netherlands and Luxembourg.
Kabelio, a new TV package for Swiss DTH satellite households, will launch on Eutelsat Hotbird (13° East) on October 15, 2020, featuring both domestic and international channels such as ARD, ZDF, ORF, TF1, BBC and ITV.
Boris Johnson’s pick to be the next chair of the BBC has let it be known he will not be taking up the role.
Prime minister Boris Johnson is looking to appoint two outspoken critics of the BBC into the UK broadcasting’s highest regulatory roles.
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.