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BBC World Service

The world's radio station

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Listen to BBC World Service on AM, DAB, DStv, Freesat, Freeview (UK), Virgin Media and online

Facts and stats

The BBC World Service is the world's largest international broadcaster, broadcasting news, speech and discussions in 28 languages to many parts of the world on analogue and digital shortwave platforms, internet streaming, podcasting, satellite, FM...Wikipedia

Editorial area:
Global
Format:
News/Sport/Talk
Weekly listening figures:
1,353,000 listenersRAJAR March 2015
Launched:
19 December 1932
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Former names:
BBC Empire Service
BBC General Overseas Service

Contact BBC World Service

Postal address:
BBC Broadcasting House
London
W1A 1AA
Telephone - reception:
Telephone - studio:
Main email
worldservice@bbc.co.uk
Personal email
firstname.surname@bbc.co.uk
Studio email
worldhaveyoursay@bbc.com

Social media

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SoundCloud
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People

Bola Mosuro Presenter
Carrie Gracie Presenter
Gareth Mitchell Presenter
Jackie Leonard Presenter
James Menendez Presenter
Karin Giannone Presenter
Lyse Doucet Presenter
Mark Crossley Journalist
Matt Wade Producer
Murray Holgate Station Manager
Neil Caldicott Creative Director
Ros Atkins Presenter
Russell Fuller Presenter
Steve Martin Business Development

...at BBC

Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Danny Cohen Director BBC Television
Fran Unsworth Director BBC World Service Group
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
Tony Hall Director-General

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