BBC World News
|BBC World News|
|Broadcast area||Worldwide (except UK)|
|Slogan||Live the story|
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
(downscaled to 16:9 for the SDTV feeds. The Latin American subfeed is downscaled to letterboxed 4:3 480i)
|Owner||BBC Global News Ltd.|
|Sister channels||See list|
|Launched||16 January 1995|
|Replaced||BBC World Service Television[(1991–1995)|
|Former names||BBC World (1995–2008)|
|Website||BBC World News|
|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|
|Dstv (Sub-Saharan Africa)||Channel 400|
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]
- "About BBC World News TV". BBC News. 7 April 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2011.
- "BBC World News achieves major distribution milestone, reaching more than 330m households worldwide". BBC Media Centre. 16 May 2012. Archived from the original on 1 January 2013. Retrieved 16 May 2012.
- Sweney, Mark (17 November 2008). "BBC World News unveils global promos". guardian.co.uk. Archived from the original on 12 February 2009. Retrieved 27 March 2009.
- 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.