Blue Ocean Network

Blue Ocean Network

Blue Ocean Network
Launched 2010
Network Satellite & Cable
television network
Country China
Language English
Broadcast area Worldwide
Headquarters Beijing
Sky (UK & Ireland) Channel 571
Eutelsat 28A 11344 H 27500 2/3

Blue Ocean Network (BON) is an English-language television news network based in China. According to the Chinese Communist Party's Global Times, it is the first privately owned Chinese commercial TV network.[1]

It states its aim is to provide "comprehensive and objective programming produced exclusively from, and about, China".[2] It is available in Canada, Ireland, Mexico, the United Kingdom, the United States, and more than 50 Asian countries and regions.[1]

It is funded by CDH Venture Partners.[2]

Some of the news anchors at BON include Fergus Thompson with "China Take", Joseph Nordstrom on "Biz Wire", Ken Xu host of "Micro Blog Buzz" and Neal Jones anchor of "China Beat" and narrative host of a number of feature programs.


  1. ^ a b Global Times - Blue Ocean TV plans venture into strange waters - 1 August 2010
  2. ^ a b Blue Ocean Network - About Us

External links

  • Official website