1,000 BBC staff may go

c85f8904-133e-496e-8d9d-997d078c7d46iphone_photoFollowing fall in revenue in the form of license fee from their channels the BBC is planning to retrench over 1,000 staff working for its channels. Viewership of tv channels fell drastically as most of them were watching BBC programmes in their mobiles and PC tablets. Only 68 percent of senior citizens are watching BBC channels. Nearly 21,000 employees are currently on their pay rolls. In view of loss of revenue from tv channels, BBC secured government permission to collect license fees from websites telecasting BBC programmes online. Popularity of British Broadcasting Corporation, the world number one news network, began to fall after internet, mobile phones and tablets hit the markets.

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