Telecommunications in New Zealand


Telecommunications in New Zealand

Communications in New Zealand are fairly typical for an industrialised nation.

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Telephones

  • Country calling code: 64
  • Mobile phone system:
    • Number of mobile connections: 4.7 million (2010)
    • Coverage available to approx 97% of the population.
    • Operators:
  • Fixed-line telephone system:
    • Number of fixed line connections: 1.92 million (2000)
    • Individual lines available to 99% of residences.
    • Operators:
  • Cable and microwave links:

Radio

Television

  • Television broadcast stations: 41 (plus 52 medium-power repeaters and over 650 low-power repeaters) (1997)
    • These transmit 4 nationwide free-to-air networks and a few regional or local single transmitter stations. Analogue to be phased out by end of 2013.
    • Digital Satellite pay TV is also available and carries most terrestrial networks.
    • Freeview digital free satellite with a dozen SD channels, with SD feeds of the terrestrial HD freeview channels.
    • Freeview, free-to-air digital terrestrial HD and SD content.
    • Cable TV is available in some urban areas in conjunction with telephone services.
    • See also: List of New Zealand television channels
  • Televisions: 1.926 million (1997)

Internet

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