Vienna - Post Report Question and Answers

English-language newspapers and TV available? Cost?

We don't have satellite TV, just AFN and a Roku for internet TV. There are English newspapers and news sites available. - May 2013

Not much if anything available for English TV. Most expats I know use a VPN service to dial into U.S. programming. - Jan 2013

Our apartment was USG owned, so it came with AFN.Newspapers and magazines are easy to find at local shops. - Aug 2011

There is not much in the way of newspapers, and the magazines are costly. TV is available through SKY, a London company. It's good, and reasonably priced: 115 USD per month for hundreds of channels, including American sports channels. You will have to look pretty hard to get US news. - Aug 2011

Yes. - Aug 2009

AFN is available free on the compound, but you have to buy a converter box. - Aug 2009

At most of the bus stations and places of entry, english newspapers were readily available. Your local newsstand might not have all you want. TV is more mixed, but cable is kind of expensive, as are most things here. - Jul 2009

None. - May 2008

The International Herald Tribune. You can get a few English channels on basic (free) satellite, but most people have AFN. I'd buy your decoder before you get here if possible. They are in short supply, even at the military bases. - Apr 2008

Some international newspapers are available in English and there is AFN. - Jan 2008


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