English language radio and television

28th July 2003, Comments 0 comments

There is nothing quite like watching your favourite TV programme from home to make settling into your expat life easier. Below are the reception details for the main English-language radio and TV stations here.

Television
Radio

Television

 BBC 1, BBC 2, CNN, CNBC, MTV
Available on cable throughout Belgium via the Brutéle or Coditel cable TV providers.

BBC World TV and the Cartoon Network
Available with a special subscription from Brutéle. Alternatively, via the Eutelsat Hotbird V

BBC World is broadcast on:
Position: 13o East
Frequency: 11114MHz
Beam: Wide
Polarisation: Vertical
Encryption: None, in the clear

AFN
The American Forces Network signal can be picked up by a multi-system or American (NTSC) TV.

TV Brussels
15 to 1 is a rolling news and lifestyle programme on Sundays for English-speaking expats. It's available via Brutéle or Coditel.

 Radio

  • AFN Radio (US) - 101.7FM
  • BBC Radio 4 - LW198 kHz
  • BBC World Service - MW648 kHz
  • BBC Radio 5 Live - 909AM and 693AM
  • Talk Sport - 10531M and 1089AM
  • Radio Flanders International - MW 1512 kHz - English news broadcasts at 9am and 1.30pm

Digital satellite radio

BBC Radios 1, 2, 3 and 4, the World Service, Radio Scotland, Radio Wales, Radio Ulster or the Asian Network via digital satellite in Europe. For further details check out www.bbc.co.uk/reception

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