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21 Sep 2017
Britain consumed media through newspapers or through radio broadcasts.
Company called the British Broadcasting Company began selling wireless sets of a better quality.
In 1926 a General Strike meant no newspapers were printed for 9 days. In their absence the BBC began broadcasting news 5 times a day.
John Logie Baird began experimenting with a “television service”
The signal could be received by 81 per cent of the population. The television service required a viewing license on top of the existing radio license
BBC introduced a second channel with colour and a higher resolution picture
Channel 4 went on air
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