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 TBA
WightFibre
(UK)
Channel 59
SkyCable Platinum
(Philippines)
Channel 122
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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