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English-language newspapers and TV available? Cost?
TV quality is not very good, and (weirdly) some of the channels have programs in English but commercials in Spanish. I think we paid about $100 /month for the big package. - Mar 3, 2013
all and very expensive - Nov 22, 2011
There are 2 local newspapers. There are two main providers of cable television services in Barbados. The state-owned Multi-Choice Television (MCTV) service is perhaps the most widely used service, as it features a wide range of channels that include major news networks like CNN, Fox News, BBC World, and all of the top United States networks such as ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox. The Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) can be contacted for installation of this service. The other local cable provider is a South American based Direct-TV service and it also offers similar channels. - Jun 15, 2011
Yes. Good local papers exist. TV is either cable (multichoice) or satellite (dish).For either, there are no HD and feeds, there are about 50 channels, and feeds are largely from South America. Most programming is in English, but commercials are in Spanish. Local service providers for both options need better customer service, so expect outages and delays in service. Cost is about US$65/month. - Dec 20, 2010
Yes. Cost depends on what cable or Direct TV package you choose. - Feb 18, 2010
Direct TV Latin America. - Jan 22, 2009