The number of viewers of the BBC
in the United States was recorded as 28 percent of all the TV
channels and the Satellite channels were viewed about 42 percent.
The rest of the channels contribute about 30 as the private
A record reveals that the United Kingdom is earning 20 billion
pounds approximately only through print media and the number
of employees is nearly 167000. “The Sun” is a very
popular newspaper and a report states that it was widely sold
in the UK in 2008 making the revenue of 3.1 million, thus capturing
a quarter of the news market. Amongst the business newspapers,
The Financial Times is the most famous while The Guardian is
popular for its liberty.
The BBC was established in 1922 and there are many radio and
television stations under its control. ITV plc is the rival
of the BBC in the UK. It is operating eleven territorial stations.
For the publicity of the newspapers on the national level, the
News Corporation has the ownership of several newspapers.
BBC World Service is a radio station that is transmitted all
around the world in almost 33 languages. It also owns 10 national
stations and 40 radio networks on the local level. With the
advancement and growth of media, new and new corporations are
being formed introducing the latest trends.
The most popular television networks are BBC One, BBC Two, ITV,
Channel 4 and Channel 5. The Television License is financing
the in-house services of the BBC. The analogue TV channels can
be approached by the Satellite and cable as well. The digital
media have got much traffic and looking at its popularity and
use, it is being said that the whole nation will soon change
over the digital networks.
As far as the usage of the internet in the United Kingdom is
concerned, many of the websites are providing their services
online and the extension with the domain name used in the UK
is “.uk”. The websites that have a heavy traffic
are the British edition of the Google.