PCs and other devices owned/run by the BBC

Mike Magee made this Freedom of Information request to British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

Can you tell me:

1. How many PCs running any version of Windows are used by the BBC.
2. How many PCs running any versions of Macintosh machines are used by the BBC.
3. How many smartphones using the Android operating system are used by the BBC.
4. How many Apple smartphones are used by the BBC.
5. How many tablets of either operating systems are used by the BBC.
6. What is the annual spend by the BBC on IT support.
7. How does the BBC dispose of machines in the above categories when the machines become redundant?
8. Which resellers/distributors does the BBC use to procure and dispose of machines?
9. Who is responsible for making IT decisions locally and worldwide?
10. How much money in UK pounds does the BBC make from advertisements worldwide?

Yours faithfully,

Mike Magee

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Mike Magee

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was received on 15.02.2020.  We will deal with your request as promptly as possible, and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your request, please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20200259.

Kind regards,

Information Rights

BBC Freedom of Information
BC2 A4, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane
London W12 7TP

Email: [BBC request email]

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FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Mr Magee,


Please find attached our response to your request for information
reference RFI20200259.


Yours sincerely,


Information Rights, BBC Legal

BC2A4, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane, London W12 7TP


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