Telecommunications in Aruba


Telecommunications in Aruba

This article is about communications systems in Aruba.

Contents

Telephone

Telephones - main lines in use: 38,700 (2006)
country comparison to the world: 166

Telephones - mobile cellular: 105,700 (2006)
country comparison to the world: 178

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern fully automatic telecommunications system
domestic: increasing competition through privatization; 3 wireless service providers are now licensed
international: 1 submarine cable to Sint Maarten (Netherlands Antilles); extensive inter-island microwave radio relay links. Satellite connection with the rest of the world are also available.

Radio

Radio broadcast stations: AM 2, FM 16, shortwave 0 (2004)

Radios: 50,000 (1997)

Television

Television broadcast stations: 3 (2004)

Televisions: 60,000 (2004)

Internet

Internet country code: .aw

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): Setarnet, Aruba Wireless (2003), Rainbownet (2004)

International Carriers: IP Globalcom N.V. (2008)

Internet hosts: 17,611 (2008)
country comparison to the world: 97

Internet users: 24,000 (2007)
country comparison to the world: 183

As of May 2007, the whole island of Aruba has WIFI 3G internet connection.

References

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


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