MSNBC Logo – MSNBC is an American news channel broadcast on Cable 24 hours a day. Its name comes from the combination of Microsoft and NBC. Is currently considered the third channel of its kind in hearing in the United States, after FOX News and CNN. It is available for a population of about 83.6 million households in the United States and emits mainly from studios in Secaucus, New Jersey.
It was founded by Microsoft and the unit NBC from General Electric in 1996. In late December 2005, Microsoft announced a plan to sell its shareholding in the chain to NBC Universal, which will, within two years, with 100% of the shares of the company. In March of 2009 signed an alliance with the news channel Chilean 24 Hours (owned by the state television TVN), which began broadcasting on 4 March. With this partnership we are faced with CNN, who exactly two months before transmissions had opened its local subsidiary CNN Chile.