BBC stands for British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC is a public service broadcaster. It is the world's leading public service broadcaster, established by the Royal Charter in the year 1922. It was first named as British Broadcasting Company in the year it was founded, but the name was changed to British Broadcasting Corporation in the year 1927.
The BBC has its headquarters situated in Westminster, London. Besides being the oldest national broadcaster in the world, it also the largest broadcaster in the world by the number of employees. The BBC employs over 22,000 staff in total. Out of them, more than 19,000 are in public sector broadcasting. Also, including the part-time, flexible, and fixed-contract staff, the total number of BBC staff amounts to 35,402.
The BBC operates under its agreement with the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport. The work it does is funded largely by an annual television license fee. This fee is charged to all British households, companies, and organizations.
The system that you need to sign into to access the BBC website is known as your BBC account. Having a BBC account has lots of perks. Signing into your account unlocks a personalized BBC for you. It lets you watch and listen to programs on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sounds. Other than that, it also lets you comment on articles, adds favourites, plays games, writes reviews, saves recipes, and so much more.
Other: BBC iPlayer Login
To sign in to a BBC account, you first need to know how to create an account on BBC. The registration process of your BBC account is very simple. It follows the few steps explained below:-
BBC account offers a lot of options, from customization to suggestions and recommendations. Let us take a look at some of the uses of a BBC account.
After signing in to your BBC account, you can customize your homepage. You can add topics of your interest and set your location for local news and weather. You will be provided with various choices of topics, among which you will be able to choose your favourite ones or any topic that you are interested in, and you will get recommendations according to your chosen topics.
This feature on the BBC is for watching any programs. Based on what you have already watched, you'll be recommended other programs under the section "Recommended for you". With this feature, you can also pause a program midway and then continue watching from the place where you left off later.
This is for listening to programs, podcasts, radio shows, and so on. You can discover new sounds from the recommended section based on your preferences. You will also have one-tap access to the latest episode of BBC radio shows, podcasts, etc.
"My Sport" is a feature where you can stay up to date with the latest news and scores for the sports you love. You can choose from over 350 sporting topics and create your own personalized "My Sport" page. You can also choose to receive notifications about the same.
You will be provided with an 'add' button next to many things on the BBC, be it radio shows, TV programs, news topics, sports topics, recipes, etc. By clicking the add button next to the respective shows, you will be able to add them to your own list.
Different parts of BBC have their own sections for adding things. In each section, you can remove anything you don't want. But once you remove it, you won't be recommended anything related to the removed topic.