BBC World News

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BBC World News
BBC World News red.svg
Launched11 March 1991
NetworkBBC News
Owned byBBC
Picture format16:9 (1080i, HDTV)/(576i), SDTV
CountryUnited Kingdom (for external consumption only)
Broadcast areaWorldwide (except UK)
Formerly calledBBC World Service Television (1991–1995)
BBC World (1995[1]–2008)
Sister channel(s)BBC News
BBC Three
BBC Four
BBC Parliament

BBC World News is an international news channel. Unlike other BBC channels, it is not available in the UK and is not funded by a licence fee. Instead it has advertisements. BBC world news employs more correspondents and reporters than any other news channel.[2] The channel was launched in 1991.

References[change | change source]

  1. Tungate, Mark (2005-06-03). Media Monoliths: How Great Media Brands Thrive and Survive. Kogan Page Publishers. p. 28. ISBN 978-0-7494-4595-9.
  2. "The World's Newsroom: An introduction". BBC News. Retrieved 2020-07-21.