The BBC hopes that the deal will help it reach YouTube's monthly audience of more than 70 million users and drive extra traffic to its own website.
The corporation will also get a share of the advertising revenue generated by traffic to the new YouTube channels.
The deal with Google - non-exclusive and set to run for several years - will establish three different YouTube services.
BBC makes YouTube deal with Google
Posted on Saturday, Mar 03 2007 @ 02:50 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck