The BBC is considered to be the longest established and largest broadcasting corporations in the world. It was the first national broadcasting corporation ever, when it was founded on the 18th of October in 1922 as the British Broadcasting Company Ltd. By many the BBC is perceived as one of the world`s most serous media corporations with its independent and neutral point-of-view.
The BBC offers a huge range of services from television and radio to internet. BBC One and BBC Two are the corporation`s main TV channels, but though out the years they have also laughed a number of digital station such as the BBC Three and BBC News Channel. BBC Worldwide is the corporation`s subsidiary company, which are mainly responsible for a wide variety of commercial activities; like for example activities connected to the production and public purposes of the main BBC. In addition, The BBC Worldwide is the owner of a series of channels; among others BBC Lifestyle, BBC Entertainment and BBC World News. The company`s work also include investment in television production, and it often provide supplementary budget for BBC productions in return for several commercial right to the programs. BBC Worldwide is also responsible for other areas within the enterprise like for example international programming sales and distribution, book and magazine publishing, and DVD and VHS releases.