Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 146,685 pages of information and 232,152 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
The Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) was the regulatory body in the UK for commercial television (ITV and Channel 4) and commercial radio broadcasts. Cable and satellite television were the responsibility of the Cable Authority.
The Sound Broadcasting Act 1972 gave the ITA responsibility for organising the new Independent Local Radio (ILR) stations.
These 3 bodies were subsequently replaced by one regulator, Ofcom.