BBC World

BBC World is the BBC’s 24-hour, international news and information television channel

BBC World provides news, business and weather 24 hours a day, plus the best of the BBC’s award-winning current affairs, documentary and lifestyle programming such as Panorama, Correspondent, HARDtalk with Tim Sebastian, Horizon, Holiday and Talking Movies.

During weekdays, the channel’s schedule is built around comprehensive half-hour global News programs – on the hour, around the clock – containing all the most up-to-date news, interviews, business reports, sports results and weather from the BBC’s extensive network of global correspondents.

Reaching 253 million homes in 200 countries and territories worldwide, BBC World was launched in its present form in 1995. It is a commercial service, run by BBC Worldwide and funded by advertising and subscription.  

For people on the move, BBC World is offered in over 1 million hotel rooms worldwide and on almost 20 leading airlines. Wherever you are be informed with BBC World.

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Please contact us for a detailed proposal to license BBC World to your Hotel, or for corporate subscriptions.