- Communications in the Falkland Islands
Telephones - main lines in use:NA
Telephones - mobile cellular:Cable & Wireless launched "Touch" a GSM 900 mobile service during December 2005. Roaming became partially available in April 2007 depending on providers.
"domestic:"Telephone penetration by household is 100%. Services in Stanley are delivered via fibre optic and copper; in the remainder of the Islands the service is delivered via wireless technology
"international:"satellite earth station - 1
Intelsat( Atlantic Ocean) with links through the United Kingdomto other countries
IDD Code 500
Radiobroadcast stations:AM 2, FM 7, shortwave 0
Falkland Islands Radio Service(FIRS) operates a radio network in conjunction with the BBCWorld Service, while the British Forces Broadcasting Service(BFBS) operates two networks of its own. KTV LTDalso operate two relay stations, KTV Radio Nova (a rebroadcast of BBC World Service) and KTV Radio Nova Saint FM (a rebroadcast of Saint FM).
1 operated by the BFBS live since
1997, which carries a compilation of the United Kingdomdomestic channels. BFBS TV1 is freely available to non-military audiences, while BFBS TV2 is only available in the Mount Pleasant military base.
Televisions:1,008 (2001) -
Internet Service Providers(ISPs): [http://www.cwfi.co.fk Cable and Wireless] provide the [http://www.horizon.co.fk Horizon] service - penetration over 80%. ADSL services were launched in Stanley in mid 2006.
Country code (TLD): FK
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