BBC World News

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BBC World News
BBC World News 2022.svg
CountryUnited Kingdom
Broadcast areaWorldwide (except UK)
NetworkBBC News
SloganLive the story
HeadquartersBroadcasting House
Programming
Language(s)English
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 for the SDTV feeds. The Latin American subfeed is downscaled to letterboxed 4:3 480i)
Ownership
OwnerBBC Global News Ltd.
Sister channelsSee list
History
Launched16 January 1995; 27 years ago (1995-01-16)
ReplacedBBC World Service Television[(1991–1995)
Former namesBBC World (1995–2008)
Links
WebsiteBBC World News
Availability
Terrestrial
Boxer TV Access (Sweden)Channel 27
Digital terrestrial television (Andorra)Channel 20
ERT Digital (Greece)Channel 48
Channel 56 (HD)
Digital terrestrial television (Mauritius)Channel 2
Nexmedia (Indonesia)Channel 703
Oqaab
(Afghanistan)
Channel 43
Satellite
Dstv (Sub-Saharan Africa)Channel 400

BBC World News is an international news television channel. Unlike other BBC channels, it is not available in the United Kingdom. It is not funded by a licence fee. Instead it has advertisements. BBC World News employs more correspondents and reporters than any other news channel.[1] The channel was launched in 1991.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The World's Newsroom: An introduction". BBC News. Retrieved 2020-07-21.