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.
BBC critics in line for top broadcasting posts
Prime minister Boris Johnson is looking to appoint two outspoken critics of the BBC into the UK broadcasting’s highest regulatory roles.
New BBC DG stands against subscription
Newly installed BBC director-general Tim Davie has made clear his opposition to the BBC becoming a subscription service.
Hall: BBC crucial to vision of Global Britain
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’.”
BBC global audience hits record high
The BBC’s global reach increased by 11% year on year in 2020 to 468.2 million people a week.
New TV Licence scheme for over 75s confirmed
Households in the UK where someone aged over the age of 75 receives the Pension Credit will continue to receive a free TV licence.
BBC seeks suppliers for digital framework
The BBC has set out details for a revision of its digital services and solutions.
Tim Davie named as new BBC director-general
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.
BBC’s own voice assistant enters beta trial
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.
BBC licence fee could be collected with broadband bill
The BBC has hinted it could support a change to the model under which the TV licence fee is collected.