Telecommunications in the Bahamas


Telecommunications in the Bahamas

Telephones - main lines in use: 132,900 (2007)


county comparison to the world: 135

Telephones - mobile cellular: 374,000 (2007)
county comparison to the world: 155

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern facilities
domestic: totally automatic system; highly developed; the Bahamas Domestic Submarine Network links 14 of the islands and is designed to satisfy increasing demand for voice broadband Internet services
international: landing point for the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1) fiber-optic submarine cable the provides links to South and Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and the US; satellite Earth stations - 2 (2007)

Country code: +1 242

Radio broadcast stations: AM 3, FM 5, shortwave 0 (2006)

Television broadcast stations: 2 (one in Nassau and one in Freeport, a rebroadcast transmitter (2006)

Country code: .bs

Internet Hosts: 41 (2008)
county comparison to the world: 200

Internet Users: 120,000 (2007)
county comparison to the world: 137

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

References

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the CIA World Factbook.

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