This section provides
the over-arching policies for broadcasting, then links to related
material for radio and TV.
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and credit guidelines, see http://www.bbc.co.uk/delivery
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Broadcasting Policy Ref 01
The BBC will meet its statutory obligations for services that are
subject to regulation by Ofcom,
formerly the ITC
Broadcasting Policy Ref 02
The BBC will continue to play an active part in the development
of all open standards affecting technology for the UK broadcasting
industry, and additionally Europe & world-wide where appropriate.
Broadcasting Policy Ref 03
News will - as far as possible - aim to maintain the standards
as detailed in the relevant documents, but may accept (or deliver)
material which varies from these where the editorial importance
of the content outweighs any technical shortcomings.
Broadcasting Policy Ref 04
The BBC will meet the Government’s requirements for subtitling,
audio descriptive services and signing as set by Ofcom,
formerly the ITC, on BBC services which are not regulated by Ofcom.
The following is a list of useful, related policies from other areas
main Delivering Quality policies always apply.
Production Policies Ref 01
There are restrictions on non-broadcast use of the radio spectrum.
Consequently, all non-broadcast use of the radio spectrum must