A world of information, both local and global - in English. The international English-language print and broadcast media that is available to you if you live in Italy...
BBC World Service can be received on digital FM 90.2 and Satellite Hot Bird 2-13º East.
- For more information on receiving BBC World Service via satellite: Click here
The main BBC stations and other English language radio can also be received via many satellite TV installations or over the Internet. Previously broadcast programmes can often be listened to again or downloaded.
Voice of America is also available on shortwave.
Radio on the Internet: English-language stations online
- A full list of online stations throughout the world can be found on Radio Locator
- Or for a fairly comprehensive list of the many stations available streaming see Mike's Radio World
- Directory of over 13,000 radio stations: Streema Online Radio Stations
Alternatively, select one of the stations below for (relatively) instant access to live radio:
- CNN Radio (select CNN Radio at the bottom of the page)
- BBC Radio 1
- BBC Radio 2
- BBC Radio 3
- BBC Radio 4
- BBC Radio 5
To pick up English language, free-to-air programmes (unscrambled) such as BBC World, CNBC Europe, CNN International, Euronews, MTV, and Skynews, a satellite reception system capable of picking up the Astra-1 satellite cluster is necessary.
BBC World News is available free 24/7 on terrestrial digital TV with no need for a satellite dish/receiver.
To access a few more channels, opt for a HotBird system available on the HotBird satellite cluster.
Internet television tuners
Holersoft is an Internet television tuner that allows users to see over 1,200 online TV stations from around the world. The television channels are streamed through the Internet connection, without the need for a PC TV card. It is advisable to use a high-speed Internet connection. A free, trial version can be downloaded.
Sopcast is a free, streaming, direct broadcast system based on P2P, which allows users to watch international TV programmes online.
Ahusoft provides international live television channels and online radio stations. A free, trial version (and the option to buy) is available on the Ahusoft website.
Online Media in English in Italy
Most major publications are available online as well as in print. For a more portable digital version, apps like the Mail Plus App from the UK's Daily Mail Group allow the latest news to be read on a phone or tablet, often for much less than the cost of a subscription.
- AGI (Agenzia Gionalistica Italiana): news site produced by the Italian Prime Minister's office
- ANSA: Italian News Agency
EIN News: Italian news in English
International online news
International News Links
Other major newspapers online:
- The Belfast Telegraph
- The Daily Express
- The Daily/Sunday Telegraph
- The Financial Times
- The Guardian
- The Independent
- The Mirror
- The Sun
- The Scotsman
- The Times
- And many more, listed here
- The Chicago Sun-Times
- The Los Angeles Times
- The New York Times
- The New York Post
- The San Francisco Chronicle
- The San Francisco Examiner
- The Seattle Times
- USA Today
- The Wall Street Journal
- The Washington Post
- And many more, listed here
- Business Day
- Die Burger (in Afrikaans)
- Independent Newspapers (The Star, The Cape Argus, and so on)
- The Weekly Mail & Guardian