BBC explores BBC Four int’l roll-out as ‘global subscription service’

The UK’s BBC is “exploring potential commercial opportunities” around turning its culture-skewing channel BBC Four into a global subscription service.

The future of the arts and culture channel has been in doubt over recent months as the UK broadcaster attempts to balance budgets, while its editor Cassian Harrison recently took a nine-month attachment at commercial arm BBC Studios.

Source: BBC explores BBC Four int’l roll-out as ‘global subscription service’