BBC World Service broadcasts around the world in English and many other languages. These broadcasts have traditionally been on short wave (SW), but nowadays there are also other ways of listening.
In the UK, you can listen to BBC World Service on all the digital platforms: DAB digital radio, digital terrestrial TV (Freeview), satellite, cable and broadband.
The BBC's English for Europe service broadcasts on digital radio in parts of Europe. This uses the Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) system, which allows digital broadcasting on AM (long, medium and short wave). To listen, you need a DRM digital radio.
BBC World Service is available by satellite in many parts of the world, including Europe, the Middle East and the Gulf, Africa, South Asia, South East Asia, the USA and Australasia. In some European countries, it can be also heard on cable FM frequencies.
You can listen to the World Service and any of the BBC's UK radio stations on your computer.