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)
LanguageEnglish
Broadcast areaWorldwide (except UK)
Formerly calledBBC World Service Television (1991–1995)
BBC World (1995[1]–2008)
Sister channel(s)BBC News
BBC One
BBC Two
BBC Three
BBC Four
BBC Parliament
BBC HD
Websitewww.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.[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.