The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) is a British public service broadcasting organisation.
It was founded in 1922, and in 1936 launched the world's first regular high definition television service.
It operates under Royal Charter in a licence agreement with the UK government, and receives money from the licence fee which is supplemented by the commercial activities of BBC Worldwide.
The BBC operates several television channels, including the flagship BBC One and Two channels, as well as radio stations serving the whole of the UK and its different regions.
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