households monthly
397,000,000 *
Target Group
BBC World News targets a highly affluent and international audience: - The #1 international news brand with Asian high net worth individuals - 30 % reach of US opinion leaders - A young, gender balanced and above-average upscale audience in Latin America - 40 % of daily viewers in Middle East - Leading English channel in India
Business & News
Main advertisers
  • finance
  • media
  • leisure/entertainment
  • services
  • consumer electronics
  1. * BBC World News Distribution Report, April 2015


BBC is the leader in global breaking news working with more than 2000 journalists in more than 200 countries, breaking stories from more places - than any other news provider (BBC Breaking the News Research 2014).

BBC is the world's most trusted and high-quality international news organisation (Kantar Media Brand Tracker 2013) and the most shared international news brand on Twitter (Newship 2014).

BBC World News delivers in-depth news coverage, reaching more than 397 million households:
North America: 116 million
Latin America: 13 million
Europe (ex UK): 123 million
Middle East & North Africa: 25 million
Africa: 13 million
South Asia: 40 million
Asia Pacific: 68 million

Further more the channel's content is also available in 1,8 million hotel rooms, 53 airlines, 173 cruise ships and 23 mobile phone networks.

(Source: BBC World News Distribution Report, April 2015)

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