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BBC News Video Ticker

The BBC News Video Ticker allows you display the latest world headlines on your desktop. Clicking on the scrolling headline to launch a high quality (broadband) video clip within the RealOne Player. Our video news service is produced around the clock by a team of specialist journalists, drawing on our worldwide network of correspondents in more than 40 countries.

Minimum System Requirements:

  • 300MHz Intel Pentium III processor or equivalent
  • 128MB of RAM
  • 65,000-color video display card set to display at 1024x768 pixels or higher
  • Windows 98SE or above, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP
  • Internet Explorer 5.5 or later
  • RealNetworks RealOne Player with RealOne SuperPass membership or BBC News membership
The BBC News Video Ticker is designed for international users as part of the BBC News on RealOne service, and is not available in the UK. BBC News has developed this subscription service with RealNetworks in order to satisfy demand for high quality video news from users outside the UK.


All rights, including copyright, in the content of the BBC News Video Ticker programme ("the software") are owned or controlled for these purposes by the BBC. In downloading and installing the software, you agree that you may only use it for your own personal non-commercial use. You are not permitted to copy, broadcast, download, store (in any medium), transmit, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the software for any other purpose whatsoever without the prior written permission of the BBC.


The software is provided on an "as is" basis only. While the BBC has made every effort to ensure that the software functions correctly and contains no errors, viruses or defects, it makes no warranty or representation (whether express or implied) that this is the case. The BBC cannot be held responsible for the installation and download of the software onto your computer and accepts no liability whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damages arising from or connected to the use of the software. You are advised to ensure that you take precautions to protect your computer from virus infection.


Click on the button below to download the BBC News Video Ticker. You should choose to either "Save" or "Open" the installation program. If you "Save", double click on the installation program to proceed.

Follow the prompts on-screen to install. Please read the licence and installation instructions carefully. When installed, a program group is then available under your "Start" menu called "BBC News Video Ticker". You can run the program, view usage instructions and uninstall the program from within this program group.

If you require assistance or wish to provide feedback, please use the form below.


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