In April 1982, CNN made the first live U.S. telecast from Cuba since 1958.
CNN was the first television network to broadcast live reports world wide from Iran (1991).
CNN Interactive produces 12 Web sites: CNN.com, allpolitics.com, MyCNN.com,
CNNenEspanol, CNNemPortugues.com, Svenska CNN, CNN Norge,
CNN Denmark and CNN Italia, as well as CNN News Group's
CNNfn.com and CNNSI.com. The most recent addition is
CNN.co.jp, a Japanese language web site.
CNN achieved exclusive access to live reporting from North Korea (1994).
CNN.com was the first to post Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr's report
on the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal.
CNNenEspanol was the first Spanish-language network to air live pictures of the end of the hostage crisis at the Japanese embassy in Lima, Peru.
In 1999, CNNRadio's affiliate base grew to more than 1,600 stations -- making
it the largest radio news network in the United States.
CNN operates seven bureaus in the Asia-Pacific region, including Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Jakarta, New Delhi, Seoul and Tokyo.
50 journalists based in Hong Kong produce 30 hours of programming for Asia-Pacific
audiences, including "Asia Business Morning," "Asia
Edition," "Asia Tonight," "Biz Asia," "CNN This Morning"
and "Inside Asia."
CNN+, which broadcasts 24-hour news in Spanish out of Madrid, was the first CNN-branded local-language news channel operated and controlled outside of Atlanta.
CNNfn was the first network launched simultaneously on television and the
CNNfn is the only network to provide real-time quotes from the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.
CNN Airport Network can been seen in more than 1,500 gates areas in 34 major
U.S. airports, reaching more than 18 million travelers
each month, the only live, satellite-delivered television
service broadcast to waiting air travelers.
CNN International, the world's only global 24-hour news network, is seen in more than 150 million households in 212 countries and territories worldwide, through a network of 21 satellites.
CNN is the only U.S. television news network with a bureau in Havana, Cuba.
CNN International produces more than 40 hours of original programming a week in Europe.
CNN International's distribution outside the United States has grown 1,700
percent -- from 8.5 million households to 151 million
-- in less than 10 years.
CNN was the only news source reporting live on India's "worst cyclone of the century" (1999).
CNN/Sports Illustrated, the first venture of the Time-Warner/Turner merger,
reaches more than 15.4 million households.
CNN has received 10 George Foster Peabody Awards for overseas coverage, excellence in programming and individual shows and series, including the "Cold War" documentary and "Larry King Live."
CNN's first profitable year was 1985.
CNN Web sites served more than 6.7 billion page impressions in 1999.
CNN has 37 bureaus: 10 in the United States, 27 international.
CNN employs more than 4,000 people.
There are 800 CNN affiliates worldwide.
CNN delivers news in 10 languages.
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