Sky Wars: The battle for satellite broadcasting
Satellite television promised to revolutionise viewing, but in the cut-throat world of 1980s business the clash of technology and commerce prompted a battle for broadcast from space.
2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the BBC and the 40th anniversary of Channel 4. Delve into stories looking back at the last 100 years of TV and radio, and find out about trailblazers in broadcast technology.
Find out about the history of colour TV in the UK, including the inventions that led to its introduction, the first broadcasts in Britain, and how people watched early colour television programmes.