Radio Communication Company Limited

The company was formed in 1919 by Basil Binyon, to produce radio equipment for use on board merchant and naval vessels. The radio sets were manufactured under the Polar Bear brand name, the polar bear was also the company trade mark.

The company later merged with the Marconi Company, for whom Binyon had previously worked with Guglielmo Marconi on the early development of the first transatlantic Morse code transmissions.