BBC World News

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BBC World News
BBC World News red.svg
Launched 11 March 1991
Network BBC News
Owned by BBC
Picture format 16:9 (1080i, HDTV)/(576i), SDTV
Country United Kingdom (for external consumption only)
Language English
Broadcast area Worldwide (except UK)
Formerly called BBC World Service Television (1991–1995)
BBC World (1995[source?]–2008)
Sister channel(s) BBC News
BBC One
BBC Two
BBC Three
BBC Four
BBC Parliament
BBC HD
Website www.bbc.co.uk/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.[1] The channel was first launched in 1991

References[change | change source]

  1. http://apps.stuart-pinfold.co.uk/bbc-correspondents-map/