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English Language TV and Radio Broadcast Signals

There are so many online radio and streaming TV services on the internet now, you are almost spoilt for choice.

Satellite (Analogue/Digital)

Unfortunately people with a Satellite dish capable of receiving on Astra or EuroSat are no longer able to tune into English speaking radio channels. Most British TV and radio signals can only be received on digital satellite with a special decoder. For more information about satellite in Europe see this site.

Free to View has now discontinued as a card service, but this isn't all bad news. It means that in certain parts of Europe, with the right digital reciever, a big dish, a bit of luck and a little tweaking of that LNB you should be able to receive BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 on your digital satellite. For more information on Free to View see this site. But there's more than one way to skin a rabbit and you can find loads of videos on the net.

Video and Audio Online



Amazon Prime If you sign up for Amazon's next day delivery service Amazone Prime, you will automatically have access to their online movies and TV shows. Some you have to pay for, some are included in the package. Unfortunately you will have to search for original soundtrack items (especially in Germany). Come on Amazon! We are in the 21st century!
My Space Search for profiles for films, famous people, musicians. You'll usually find lots of online material to watch or listen to.
NetFlix Netflix Inc. is an international provider of on-demand Internet streaming media available to viewers in many countries.
You Tube

Includes amateur videos along with subscribing broadcasters like the BBC, CNN etc.


Radio - Online

There are some great British and American Radio Broadcasts free to listen to - no more excuses!



BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 1 helps you through your day - playing the best new music, with exclusive interviews, live bands and unprecedented access to the stars from Sara Cox waking you up to Chris Moyles getting you home.

BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 2, the most listened to station in the UK, combines popular music and culture with a diverse range of specialist music, features, documentaries, light entertainment and live and exclusive recordings.

BBC Radio 3 BBC Radio 3 is home to classical music, jazz, world music and arts news and debate. With live performances every day, Radio 3 shares your passion for great music.
BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 aims to engage and inspire with its unique range of programmes; news and current affairs on Today, The World at One and PM, documentaries, drama in the Afternoon Play and Classic Serial, consumer affairs and comedies from the best names around.

BBC Radio 5

Dedicated to giving you live commentary on News and Sport. Exclusive rights on the all the major sports including the Premiership, and up to the minute news and debate.

BBC Radio 6

6 Music celebrates the very best in music. It's a station for people who are passionate about rock and pop music. Playing a rich mix of contemporary and classic artists and dedicated to the success of new emerging bands.

BBC Radio 7

BBC 7 broadcasts unadulterated radio entertainment all day, every day. Hear the original radio comedies which became TV hits, the all time comedy greats, and the best of stand-up.

There's drama as well as readings of favourite books and a daily show just for kids.

BBC World Service World Service gets to the heart of global events. Programmes cover news to science and the environment to arts, religion and music of all kinds.
English Radio Some forum members have put together this online radio station. Aimed at ESL / EFL learners it provides music and chat.
NPR National Public Radio (NPR) is an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of noncommercial news, talk, and entertainment programming. A privately supported, not-for-profit membership organization,
Radio Australia From the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
VOA The Voice of America (VOA) is an international multimedia broadcasting service funded by the U.S. government. VOA broadcasts 1,000 hours of news, informational, educational, and cultural programs every week to an audience of some 96 million people worldwide including in Special (Easy) English.

Radio - AM/FM



AM/SW/MW Signal

FM Signal

AFN (American Forces Network) American English News, Talk and Pop Music 873 kHz (AM) 98.7
BBC World Radio Famous World News and Current Affairs Station 648 kHz (MW) n/a
BBC Radio 4 English News, Talk and Entertainment 190 kHz (LW) n/a
BBC Radio 5 Live Mostly Talk and Magazine Programmes 693 / 909 kHz (MW) n/a




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