BBC World News
|BBC World News|
|Launched||11 March 1991|
|Picture format||16:9 (1080i, HDTV)/(576i), SDTV|
|Country||United Kingdom (for external consumption only)|
|Broadcast area||Worldwide (except UK)|
|Formerly called||BBC World Service Television (1991–1995)|
BBC World (1995–2008)
|Sister channel(s)||BBC News|
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. The channel was launched in 1991.
References[change | change source]
- 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.
- "The World's Newsroom: An introduction". BBC News. Retrieved 2020-07-21.