The Asian Connection: The British Broadcasting Corp. will begin a 24-hour television news service to Asia on Nov. 15. The around-the-clock Asian news and information channel, part of the BBC's "World Service Television," will be beamed via satellite to 38 nations with a potential audience of 2.7 billion people. The Asia service adds to Europe-wide satellite broadcasts launched by the BBC in April. "Africa might be next, then South America, North America and Australia," a spokesman said.
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