CNC World

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CNC World
CNC World logo.png
Launched 1 July 2010
Network Satellite & Cable
television network
Owned by CNC, private investors
Slogan A new perspective
Country China
Language English
Broadcast area Worldwide
Affiliates Xinhua News Agency
Headquarters Beijing, China
Website http://www.cncworld.tv/
Availability
Satellite
Sky
(UK & Ireland)
Channel 515
Eutelsat 28A
(UK & Ireland)
11426 V 27500 2/3
Cignal Digital TV
(Philippines)
Channel TBA
Cable
Destiny Cable
(Philippines)
Channel 69 (Analog)
Channel 227 (Digital)
WightFibre
(UK)
Channel 59
SkyCable Platinum
(Philippines)
Channel 227 (Digital)
Cablelink
(Philippines)
Coming Soon
Streaming media
Livestation [1] (Free, 502 Kbit/s)

CNC World (simplified Chinese: 中国新华新闻电视网英语电视台; traditional Chinese: 中國新華新聞電視網英語電視台; pinyin: Zhōngguó Xīnhuá Xīnwén Diànshì Wǎng Yīngyǔ Diànshìtái) is a 24 hour global English-language news channel, launched on July 1, 2010. It is 51% owned by the China Xinhua News Network Corporation, and 49% by private investors, including Chinese home appliances maker Gree.[1]

CNC World's mission is to provide comprehensive coverage of world affairs while explaining matters of direct concern to the Chinese leadership in a perspective its producers consider appropriate.[2]

The venture is part of Beijing's effort to "present an international vision with a Chinese perspective," Xinhua President Li Congjun said at the press conference announcing the launch of CNC World.[2]

Xinhua intends to build a newsroom in New York on top of a skyscraper in Times Square to provide CNC World with prominent exposure in the United States.[2]

Its rivals include CCTV News, New Tang Dynasty Television and Blue Ocean Network.

On December 16, 2010 CNC World agreed a deal with Eutelsat for coverage on Eutelsat 28A, 36B and Hot Bird 13B from January 1, 2011.[3] CNC World launched on the Sky satellite television platform in the United Kingdom and Ireland on July 21, 2011 from Eutelsat 28A.

Programmes[edit]

  • China Report
  • World News
  • World Perspectives
  • Economy Report
  • Lifestyles
  • Quarterly Review
  • Click on Today
  • China View
  • Global Visitor
  • Spotlight
  • Green Voices

References[edit]

  1. ^ China joins global media with network launch - Financial Times - 1 July 2010
  2. ^ a b c Barboza, David. (2010, July 2). China Puts Best Face Forward in New English-Language Channel. The New York Times, p A4
  3. ^ "XINHUA'S CNC WORLD ENGLISH CHANNEL SELECTS THREE EUTELSAT SATELLITES FOR REACH ACROSS EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA". Eutelsat. 16 December 2010. 

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