|Manager:||British Broadcasting Corporation|
|Registry:||British Broadcasting Corporation|
|Date Implemented:||21 March 2015|
|Priority #:||351 - British Broadcasting Corporation|
|Parked Domain %:||16.67 %|
|Delegation:||21 March 2015|
.bbc is a Brand TLD being proposed in ICANN's New gTLD Program. The British Broadcasting Corporation is the TLD's manager. Nominet provides back-end technical support.  The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 21 March, 2015.
The following is excerpted from the applicant response to question #18:
"The BBC is the worldʹs leading public service broadcaster.
As a Public Service Broadcaster, the BBC is funded by a licence fee paid by all UK television-viewing households. The BBC’s income from the licence fee funds its services, including 10 national TV channels plus regional programming, 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations and extensive website, online and on-demand services. BBC World Service broadcasts to many countries around the world on radio, on TV and online, providing news and information in 27 languages as well as in English.
All domains in the .BBC registry will remain the property of the BBC and will, subject to the .BBC Registry DMP and the BBC Domain Manager’s approval, be available to users of BBC divisions, departments and⁄or subsidiaries for a period of between 1 year and 10 years."
- Reveal Day 13 June 2012 – New gTLD Applied-For Strings
- Delegated String, ICANN.org Retrieved 24 March 2015
- Application Download, gTLDresult.ICANN.orgRetrieved 16 Feb 2013