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The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume IThe Birth of Broadcasting$
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Asa Briggs

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780192129260

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.001.0001

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More Extensive Broadcasting

More Extensive Broadcasting

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5. More Extensive Broadcasting
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The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I
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Asa Briggs

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.003.0016

This chapter focuses on the British Broadcasting Corporation's (BBC) offering of a ‘extensive broadcasting’ service to meet the demand of the public. The company built eight main broadcasting stations linked by simultaneous broadcasting. It also opened relay stations in crowded industrial areas and started experimental work with a new high-powered long-wave transmitter in 1924. J.C.W. Reith regarded this extension of broadcasting facilities as a justification of the national claims of broadcasting as a public service.

Keywords:   extensive broadcasting, broadcasting stations, simultaneous broadcasting, relay stations, public service, Reith

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