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BBC World Service


BBC World News 25th anniversary - BBC News


BBC World Service Radio / Newshour Extra


BBC World Service idents over the years (Lilliburlero)


[78-07-08-09] BBC World Service ~ Jan/Feb 1978 ~ BBC Radio


BBC World Service in English: 9915 kHz, July 20, 2018 Shortwave Radio

The BBC World Service is the world's largest international broadcaster, which broadcasts radio news, speech and discussions in more than 40 languages to many parts of the world on analogue and digital shortwave platforms, internet streaming, podcasting, satellite, DAB, FM and MW relays. In November 2016 the BBC announced again that it would start broadcasting in additional languages including Amharic and Igbo, in its biggest expansion since the 1940s. In 2015 World Service reached an average of 210 million people a week. The English-language service broadcasts 24 hours a day.
  • History 

  • Operation 

  • Involvement in the 2010 Kyrgyz revolution 

  • Radio programming in English 

  • Previous radio programming in English 

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  • Magazine publishing