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BBC World News
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Country United Kingdom
Broadcast area Worldwide (except UK)
Network BBC News
Slogan Live the story
Headquarters Broadcasting House
Programming
Language(s) English
Picture format 1080i HDTV
(downscaled to for the SDTV feeds. The Latin American subfeed is downscaled to letterboxed 4:3 480i)
Ownership
Owner BBC Global News Ltd.
Sister channels See list
History
Launched 16 January 1995; 27 years ago (1995-01-16)
Replaced BBC World Service Television[(1991–1995)
Former names BBC World (1995–2008)
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 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.

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