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CNN is one of BBC's top competitors. CNN was founded in 1980, and its headquarters is in Atlanta, Georgia. Like BBC, CNN also works within the Publishing sector. CNN has 19,749 fewer employees than BBC.

Sky Sports is BBC's #2 rival. Sky Sports was founded in 1990 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Sky Sports operates in the Broadcasting industry. Sky Sports generates $6.1B less revenue than BBC.

ITV is a top competitor of BBC. ITV is a Public company that was founded in London, England in 1955. ITV is in the Broadcasting field. ITV has 16,333 fewer employees vs. BBC.


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BBC Acquisitions




Apr 2016

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Rapid Blue Pty. Ltd.

Mar 2016

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Rapid Blue produces formats that includes short-form contents, on-air promotion, digital content and sponsorship programs.
Lonely Planet

Oct 2007

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Lonely Planet is a travel media company that publishes destination guide books and magazines for travelers.

These are all the companies that BBC has acquired. BBC has acquired 3 companies and its latest acquisition was in Apr 2016.

BBC Funding History

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BBC Investments

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These are all the companies that BBC has invested in. BBC has invested 3 companies and its latest investment was in Apr 2016.

BBC News

June 16, 2021Independent

Man charged after BBC journalist chased by anti-lockdown protesters

A man has been charged after a BBC journalist was chased by anti-lockdown protesters in Westminster.... See more »
June 15, 2021Deadline

BBC Director Generals Eat Humble Pie & Savage "Serial Liar" Martin Bashir Over The Princess Diana Scandal

BBC director general Tim Davie and two of his predecessors, Tony Hall and John Birt, have eaten large... See more »
June 15, 2021The Drum

Chief unites cities of Europe in 'street art' titles for BBC's Euro 2020 coverage

Chief Productions has produced the titles sequence for BBC Sport's coverage of Uefa Euro 2020.Aired f... See more »
June 15, 2021Hellomagazine

BBC breakfast host Naga Munchetty details battle with painful injury

BBC Breakfast's host Naga Munchetty took to Instagram on Monday to share a post-workout...... See more »
June 14, 2021Complete Music Update

Shaun Keaveny to leave 6 Music

Shaun Keaveny has announced that he is leaving BBC Radio 6 Music after nearly fifteen years at the st... See more »
June 14, 2021Pocket-lint

What TV you need and which games are showing

Euro 2020 may be taking place a year later than expected, but that doesn't mean the quality will be a... See more »
June 14, 2021RadioToday

Nicky Campbell leaving BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast

Nicky Campbell is moving to a new time slot of 9am till 11am weekdays on 5 Live after 20 years at Bre... See more »

BBC Press Releases

March 19, 2021WebWire

Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and more to join the launch of 1Xtra's Africa 360

"As a network 1Xtra has always been at the forefront of championing the African music scene and it's ... See more »
February 25, 2021WebWire

BBC Launches Young Composer 2021 competition

BBC Young Composer has launched countless musical careers since its inception in 1998. Formerly known... See more »
December 23, 2020WebWire

HBO And BBC One Renew HIS DARK MATERIALS For A Third Season

HBO and BBC One have renewed the drama series� HIS DARK MATERIALS �for a third season, it was ann... See more »
November 19, 2020Business Wire

BBC Learning and Tynker Collaborate on Coding for Kids with a Next-Generation Education Technology Mini-Computer

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BBC Learning and Tynker Collaborate on Coding for Kids with a Next-Generat... See more »
November 19, 2020WebWire

BBC appoints Lord Dyson to lead independent investigation

Tim Davie, BBC Director-General, says: "The BBC is determined to get to the truth about these events ... See more »
November 11, 2020WebWire

BBC Radio 1 to host Lockdown Awards show

In a special edition of Radio 1 Breakfast, BBC Radio 1 will host an awards show with a difference to ... See more »
October 22, 2020WebWire

The BBC's pioneering 50:50 Project expanded to include ethnicity and disability

- - • Director-General Tim Davie is also inviting organisations outside the BBC to take on the challe... See more »

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BBC Summary



BBC operates as a public service broadcaster in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1922, the company has its headquarters in London, England. BBC is the world's oldest national broadcasting organization and the largest broadcaster in the world by number o...


BBC's CEO, Timothy Douglas Davie, currently has an approval rating of 63%. BBC's primary competitors are CNN, Sky Sports & ITV.



Frequently Asked Questions about BBC

  1. When was BBC founded?

    BBC was founded in 1922
  2. Who is BBC's CEO?

    BBC's CEO is Timothy Douglas Davie
  3. How much revenue does BBC generate?

    BBC generates $6.1B in revenue
  4. How much funding does BBC have?

    BBC has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is BBC's headquarters?

    BBC's headquarters is in London England, GB
  2. How many employees does BBC have?

    BBC has 22,749 employees
  3. What sector does BBC operate in?

    BBC is in Publishing, Broadcasting, Cable & Satellite
  4. Who are BBC's competitors?

    BBC's top competitors are CNN, Sky Sports, ITV