Is the BBC banned in Hong Kong?

China’s National Radio and Television Administration said Friday that it won’t allow BBC World News to continue airing inside China and in Hong Kong. … The BBC has recently covered a number of sensitive issues in China, including its treatment of the minority Uighur people in China’s Xinjiang province. On Feb.

What countries is BBC available in?

BBC World Service English maintains eight regional feeds with several programme variations, covering, respectively, East and South Africa; West and Central Africa; Europe and Middle East; the Americas and Caribbean; East Asia; South Asia; Australasia; and the United Kingdom.

Is BBC International Regulated?

BBC World Service is not regulated by Ofcom. … It must set and publish a Licence for the World Service, which defines its remit, scope, annual budget and main commitments, as well as “objectives, targets and priorities” which are agreed with the Foreign Secretary.

Is the BBC International?

TELEVISION. … BBC World News television is available in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, and over 454 million households and 3 million hotel rooms.

Why is BBC World News not available in the UK?

BBC World News (formerly BBC World) is not available on terrestrial and cable TV services in the UK because it’s an advertising-supported service and under its Charter, BBC services in the UK cannot carry advertising on its TV and radio services.

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Is BBC in Europe?

BBC TV Europe was a BBC subscription-funded television service established in 1987, serving continental Europe, initially Scandinavia. It was available on satellite and cable.

BBC TV Europe.

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Who owns the BBC Worldwide?

The BBC is a statutory corporation, independent from direct government intervention, with its activities being overseen from April 2017 by the BBC Board and regulated by Ofcom.

Who is the BBC regulated by?

The Charter gives Ofcom responsibility for regulating the content standards of the BBC’s television, radio and on-demand programmes. The Ofcom Broadcasting Code contains the rules which the BBC is required to follow so that BBC viewers and listeners are appropriately protected.

How BBC is funded?

Along with a small amount of commercial revenue from BBC Studios, the BBC is currently funded via the majority of households paying around £159 ($214.52) per year for the licence fee and has warned it will struggle to keep up with inflated programming costs if this fee stops rising with inflation.

Which country owns BBC news?

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

What is the American equivalent of BBC?

What is the US equivalent of the BBC? – Quora. As a government-funded broadcasting agency that is required by law to be politically neutral, the Public Broadcasting Service is the closest parallel the USA has to the BBC. Voice of America is approximately equivalent to the BBC World Service.

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