List of CNBC channels

This is a list of channels broadcast under the CNBC brand by NBCUniversal and its affiliates around the world. Following on from the original United States-based channel, launched in 1989, European and Asian versions were established in 1995 and 1996 respectively.[1] Since then, sub-continental and local language versions of the channel have been created in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, many under a licensing agreement. At present, sixteen distinct CNBC channels exist worldwide, of which seven are wholly owned by NBCUniversal and a further nine have NBCUniversal as a minority stakeholder. A further channel, the Korean language operated SBS-CNBC, began broadcasting on December 28, 2009 in conjunction with Seoul Broadcasting System.[2][3] Later, the Indonesian Language operated CNBC Indonesia, is launched in 2018 in conjunction with Trans Media.[4][5]

CNBC Pakistan HQ at night
CNBC Awaaz headquarters in Noida.

List of channels

Channel Established Owner(s)[A] Language Headquarters Area served
Class CNBC 2000[B] Class Editori (60%), Mediaset (20%),
NBCUniversal (20%)
Italian Milan Italy
CNBC 1989 NBCUniversal English Englewood Cliffs United States
CNBC Africa 2007 NBCUniversal / Africa Business News English Johannesburg Africa
CNBC Arabiya 2003 NBCUniversal Arabic Dubai Arab World
CNBC Asia 1995[C] NBCUniversal[D] English Singapore, Mumbai Asia
CNBC Awaaz 2005 TV18 (90%), NBCUniversal (10%) Hindi Mumbai India
CNBC Europe 1996[E] NBCUniversal[F] English London Europe
CNBC TV18 1999[G] TV18 (90%), NBCUniversal (10%) English Mumbai India
CNBC World 2001 NBCUniversal[H] English Englewood Cliffs United States
Nikkei CNBC 1999 Nikkei (51%), NBCUniversal,
TV Tokyo, Jupiter TV
Japanese[I] Tokyo Japan
SBS-CNBC 2009 NBCUniversal and SBS Korean Seoul Republic of Korea
CNBC Indonesia 2018 NBCUniversal and Trans Media Indonesian Jakarta Indonesia
CNBC Bajar 2014[6] TV18 (75%), NBCUniversal and Zee Network(10%-25%) Gujarati New Delhi India
CNBC Tamilan 2006 TV18 (25%), NBCUniversal and Zee Network(65%-10%) Tamil Greater Noida India
CNBC Bangles 2002 TV18 (75%), NBCUniversal and Zee Network(10%-25%) Bangla New Delhi India

Closed channels

TVN CNBC started in 2007 and closed in 2014, in Poland. CNBC-e started in 2000 and closed in 2015 in Turkey. MBN-CNBC started in 2002 and rechanged mbn in 2005 and relaunched general channel Maeil Broadcasting Network in 2011 in South Korea, CNBC was also cooperated with etomato and Chosun Ilbo(now cooperate with Seoul Broadcasting System). CNBC Pakistan started in 2005 and became Jaag TV in 2013 in Pakistan.

Local feeds

Fleet Place
CNBC Europe headquarters in Fleet Place, London.

The following channels are not independent operational entities, but rather sub-regional services operated by CNBC Europe and Asia. They largely show identical programming to the main pan-regional feed, but operate a localised ticker relevant to that particular area and in some cases air area-specific advertising.

Channel Parent Notes
CNBC AU/NZ CNBC Asia Has some opt-out slots from pan-regional schedule for additional airings of Australian programming
CNBC Benelux CNBC Europe
CNBC Hong Kong CNBC Asia
CNBC Nordic CNBC Europe Formerly aired some original programming
CNBC Singapore CNBC Asia
CNBC UK CNBC Europe Airs some local advertising and formerly aired some original programming


A Those channels in which NBC Universal does not hold a stake are operated under a licensing agreement.
B As CFN, later CFN/CNBC.
C E Original launch date; merged with Dow Jones-owned competitors Asia Business News and European Business News in 1998.
D F H Formerly co-owned with Dow Jones & Company.
G As CNBC India.
I Also airs some English-language programming from CNBC's international networks.


  1. ^ "Annual Report 1995: Business Review: NBC" (Press release). General Electric. Archived from the original on 2007-06-12. Retrieved 2007-07-16.
  2. ^ "CNBC Preps Launch in South Korea". Adweek. 22 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-22.
  3. ^ Ariens, Chris (22 October 2009). "CNBC Partners with SBS for Korean Biz Channel". TV Newser. Retrieved 2009-10-22.
  4. ^ "CNBC and PT Trans Media Corpora announce Indonesia Partnership". 10 January 2016. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  5. ^ "Transmedia Luncurkan CNBC Indonesia". 8 February 2018. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  6. ^ "NETWORK 18". Retrieved 2017-12-27.

SBS CNBC is a 24-hour business news channel in South Korea.


TVN CNBC was a business and financial news channel in Poland, launched on September 3, 2007. It was part of TVN Group (Polish: Grupa TVN SA) which in turn is controlled by the Scripps Networks Interactive. The channel's main newsroom and studio were located at the Media Business Centre building in Warsaw. TVN CNBC's Programming Director was Roman Młodkowski. He's a veteran presenter and journalist originally from TVN. TVN CNBC was also managed by Adam Pieczyński, TVN's Chief News Director.

The channel was launched in cooperation with CNBC Europe, and was part of NBC Universal's worldwide network of business-oriented channels. It also served as CNBC's "Polish Bureau" providing occasional live feeds for breaking news in Poland and Central Europe. The facilities were also used to produce Poland's first TV series about Polish business – "Business Poland" which aired as part of CNBC's weekend programming in Europe and weekly programming on CNBC World in North America.

TVN CNBC also provided business news segments for TVN24, Poland's first 24-hour news channel. On January 1, 2014 TVN CNBC ceased to broadcast, having been replaced by TVN24 Biznes i Świat, a new financial news channel created after TVN Group had not renewed CNBC license.

Polsat Biznes, a competitor to TVN CNBC a channel belonging to the Polsat Group, closed in 2014.


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