British Broadcasting Corporation 1922

industry:
Broadcaster,
Publisher
Nationality:
British
based:
United Kingdom

1922 - Founded by Royal Charter and began radio broadcasts as the British Broadcasting Company Ltd;

1927 - Incorporated as the British Broadcasting Corporation;

1932 - began television broadcasts

The BBC is the world's largest public broadcasting organisation, underwritten by the British Government and paid for through a licence fee levied on the British public; began on-line publishing and broadcasting on the internet in 1996.