The largest daily newspaper in the region is the Basler Zeitung. Since October 2011, the TagesWoche has appeared in print on Friday and on-line on Saturday. A printed version is available once a week. The Onlinereports Web service is also part of the regional media landscape.The Basellandschaftliche Zeitung is published in Liestal. In the adjacent part of Germany, the principal newspaper is the Badische Zeitung, while in neighbouring Alsace the main newspapers are L'Alsace and the Dernières Nouvelles d'Alsace. In addition, there is the Baslerstab, Basel‘s largest free newspaper, and the free Swiss commuter newspaper 20 Minuten; this is the highest-circulation daily newspaper in Switzerland, and has a local editing team and a local edition for Basel. The free-of-charge evening newspaper Blick am Abend also has an editing team in Basel.
In addition to various national radio and TV stations (Swiss Radio DRS and Swiss Television), local German-language FM radio stations include Radio Basilisk, Radio Energy Basel, Radio X and the regional TV station, Telebasel. Radio X broadcasts The English Show every week for the international community.
Telephone, Radio, TV registration
Every flat has an installed phone line. When moving into a new flat, residents must register the phone line with Swisscom or Cablecom in order to receive a phone number. Radio and TV are subject to a broadcasting fee. You need to register with Billag, after which you will be sent an annual invoice. With a cable connection, you can receive around 60 TV and 30 radio stations from all around the world, while more than 160 TV channels and more than 130 international radio stations can be received via the Internet.
Numerous Internet cafés provide fast access to the Internet. In some cafés, for example at Unternehmen Mitte or at the media café LaCuna, wireless access to the Internet via WLAN using your own computer is also available.