Through a landmark research, the BBC attempts to prove people can't live without it; 70% of neonaysayers wanted it back after nine days

Through a landmark research, the BBC attempts to prove people can't live without it; 70% of neonaysa ...

In the face of the incoming licence fee freeze, the corporation has attempted to prove its value by publishing a landmark study in which households had to wait nine days without all of the corporation's services.

As the Director General prepares to speak on the Voice of the Listener & Viewer (VLV) conference, the BBC said 70% of households who initially wanted to pay nothing or less than the 159 ($200.54) per year fee had u-turned by the end of the study.

According to a research company MTM, households were underestimated the amount of BBC content and services they received, such as high-profile drama, live sport, children's channels, and audio platform BBC Sounds.

The number of individuals who were identified, including individuals, were varied in length, age range, and background, and included singles, couples, young and older families, and shared homes.

The 200 people who attended the conference were denied all BBC content for the period, and they were also forbidden to watch BBC content on several platforms, including Netflix and YouTube, both of which host several of the corporation's shows.

The findings come as the BBC desperately attempts to prove its worth to the UK public after having the licence fee suspended for the next two years, which will result in it having to save around 1.5BN ($1.9 billion) over the next five years. More information on upcoming cuts is to be set out next month.

No one is complacent in the UK economy, said a BBC source. We must continue to provide enough support for everyone and to provide great value.

The BBC yesterday published a Levelling Up and the BBC report that it would include an apprentice on every one of its shows, targeting a 25% representation of people from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

By 2025/26, the BBC will double its number of apprentices to 1,000, while its mentor network will be increased to 800.

When it comes to improving poor areas of the United Kingdom, the BBC was largely willing to take it into consideration, coming at a dangerous time that saw an exodus of Black people working in its diversity department, and the loss of key presenters such as Emily Maitlis, Andrew Marr, and Jon Sopel.

On Wednesday morning, Davie will meet with the VLV Conference in the United Kingdom to discuss the findings in a deeper detail.

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