BBC Asian Network is a BBC national radio station based in Birmingham, England, reflecting Asian life, culture and music in the UK. The station broadcasts from Mailbox studios at BBC Birminghamas well as from BBC Leicester studios and Television Centre, London. It broadcasts nationally on DAB and digital TV via satellite, cable and Freeview. It is also available in the Midlands via AM, in the Birmingham area and Leicester (which has some variation in programming from the Birmingham frequency). Image File history File links BBC_Asian_Network. ... Image File history File links BBC_Asian_Network. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1760x1168, 532 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: BBC Asian Network ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1760x1168, 532 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: BBC Asian Network ... Categories: Places of interest in Birmingham, England | Stub ... The city from above Centenary Square. ... Corporate logo of the British Broadcasting Corporation The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the national public service broadcaster of the United Kingdom (see British television). ... The city from above Centenary Square. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: England Travel guide to England from Wikitravel English language English law English (people) List of monarchs of England â Kings of England family tree List of English people Angeln (region in northern Germany, presumably the origin of the Angles for whom England is named) UK... The term Asian in a geographical sense simply refers to something or someone from Asia. ... Categories: Places of interest in Birmingham, England | Stub ... The Mailbox, current home to BBC Birmingham BBC Birmingham is one of the oldest regional arms of the BBC. It was the first region outside of London to start brodcasting both the corporations radio (in 1922) and television (in 1948) transmissions from the Sutton Coldfield television transmitter. ... Digital audio broadcasting or DAB is a developing technology for broadcasting audio programming in digital form. ... Digital television (DTV) uses digital modulation and compression to broadcast video, audio and data signals to television sets. ... Freeview is a free-to-air digital television service in the United Kingdom broadcast from terrestrial transmitters using the DVB-T standard. ... Mediumwave radio transmissions (sometimes called Medium frequency or MF) are those between the frequencies of 300 kHz and 3000 kHz. ... Leicester city centre, looking towards the clock tower Leicester (pronounced ) is the largest city in the English East Midlands. ...
The BBC Asian Network features programming in English and South Asian Languages across the day. For example on a weekday; 6AM - 2PM English language programming, 2pm - 4pm Hindi/Urdu prgramme; 4pm - 7.20 Drivetime show in english. 7.20 - 7.30 Silver Street; Britain's first Asian radio soap-opera. 7.30 - 10.00 pm Language programme [vaires each day; monday mirupuri, tuesday Bengali, wednesday?; thursday Hindi/Urdu with Sanjay Sharma; Friday: Punjabi programme.] 10.00 - 12.30 is Late night with Adil Ray. 12.30 until 5 as bbc world service. 5 am until 6am; devotional sounds.
Navinder Bhogal is the presenter of the 2-4 programme and is very popular with 1st generation asians and immigrants alike. One of her catch phrases is as populised with Raj and Pablo [lunch time 12-2] is "Text Messages straight on the screen!"
The station has been criticized for deliberately appealing to only one ethnic and social group and so re-enforcing divisions between Britain's growing Asian population and the majority white population.
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BBC 2 was broadcast in colour from July 1, 1967, and was joined by BBC 1 and ITV on November 15, 1969.
BBC Worldwide also maintains the publishing arm of the BBC and it is the third-largest publisher of consumer magazines in the United Kingdom .
In March 2003 the BBC announced that from the end of May 2003 (subsequently deferred to 14 July) it intended to transmit all eight of its domestic television channels (including the 15 regional variations of BBC 1) unencrypted from the Astra 2D satellite.
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