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BBC World Service News

International news, analysis and information from the BBC World Service. In-depth news and sport with audio, video and forums

Information about the radio

The BBC World Service, the world’s largest international broadcaster, broadcasts radio and television news, speech and discussions in over 30 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 (via TV, radio and online). The English-language service broadcasts 24 hours a day.

Radio contacts

Address:BBC World Service Audience Relations Zone C, 7th Floor Broadcasting House Portland Place London W1A 1AA
Phone:+(+44) 020 7240 3456

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