BBC partnerships connect with audiences across Africa BBC World Service in partnership with the BBC’s digital innovations team, Connected Studio, ran a hackathon event in Nairobi, Kenya, to generate and develop ideas that will help BBC World Service connect with digital audiences across Africa.
BBC World Service broadcasts to the Eastern Mediterranean The BBC World Service English language radio broadcasts to the Eastern Mediterranean, including Israel, much of Lebanon, Cyprus and southern Turkey, will be available via satellite and on the internet only, to cater to audiences who are increasingly tuning in digitally. More here
Nominees Announced For This Years BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards BBC Radio 2 has announced the nominees for this year’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards taking place in Cardiff in April. Tickets for the event are available now from www.bbc.co.uk/radio2.
Director of BBC Sport explains… In a blog post, Barbara Slater, Director of BBC Sport explains the loss of live TV rights for The Open.
BBC loses Open Championship: Sky wins rights; BBC to show highlights The BBC is already shrinking because of the present frozen Licence Fee and under the existing Charter. How much more do we want it to lose? Sky will broadcast the Open Championship from 2017 after winning exclusive live TV rights. Sky has signed a […]