The Manufacturers Confer

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I

Published in print March 1995 | ISBN: 9780192129260
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191670008 | DOI:
The Manufacturers Confer

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This chapter focuses on the manufacturers' meetings concerning the formation of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The first meeting was held in May 1922 at the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE), which led to the led to the long-term relation between BBC and the IEE. Six companies played a key role in the formation of the BBC. These were the Marconi Company, Metropolitan-Vickers, Western Electric Company, Radio Communications Company, General Electric Company, and the British Thomson-Houston Company.

Keywords: manufacturers; Institution of Electrical Engineers; Marconi Company; Metropolitan-Vickers; Western Electric Company; Radio Communications Company; General Electric Company; British Thomson-Houston Company

Chapter.  3031 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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