Telecommunications in the United States Virgin Islands


Telecommunications in the United States Virgin Islands

Communications in the United States Virgin Islands

The following statistics are from the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise indicated.

Contents

Telephone

Telephones - main lines in use: 74,200 (2008)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 80,300 (2005)

Telephone system:

general assessment: modern system with total digital switching, uses fiber-optic cable and microwave radio relay
domestic: full range of services available
international: submarine cable connections to US, the Caribbean, Central and South America;; satellite earth stations - NA

Country Code/Area Code +1-340

Radio

Radio broadcast stations: 24 radio stations broadcasting (2009)

Radios: 107,000 (2003)

Television

Television broadcast stations: about a dozen television broadcast stations including 1 public TV station; multi-channel cable and satellite TV services are available (2009)

Televisions: 68,000 (1997)

Internet

The U.S. Virgin Islands' country code top-level domain is .vi.

Internet hosts: 8,933 (2010)

Internet users: 30,000 (2008)

See also


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • List of United States Virgin Islands-related topics — The following is a list of topics about the Territory of the United States Virgin Islands. NOTOC compactTOC4 0–9A*Agriculture in the United States Virgin Islands * * ** *Archaeology of the United States Virgin Islands *Area code 340B* ** * **… …   Wikipedia

  • Telecommunications in the Turks and Caicos Islands — Communications in the Turks and Caicos Islands Contents 1 Telephone 2 Radio 3 Television 4 Internet Telephone …   Wikipedia

  • Telecommunications in the United Kingdom — Until 1982, the main civil telecommunications system in the UK was a state monopoly known (since reorganisation in 1969) as Post Office Telecommunications. Broadcasting of radio and television was a duopoly of the BBC and Independent Broadcasting …   Wikipedia

  • Telecommunications in the Federated States of Micronesia — This article is about communications systems in the Federated States of Micronesia. In 2010, Pohnpei was connected to the Internet using the HANTRU 1 undersea cable to provide high speed bandwidth. Kosrae, Chuuk, and Yap, were planned to be… …   Wikipedia

  • Digital television transition in the United States — Further information: Digital television transition The DTV (an abbreviation of digital television, also called digital broadcast) transition in the United States was the switchover from analog (the traditional method of transmitting television… …   Wikipedia

  • Economy of the United States — Economy of United States Rank 1st (nominal) / 1st (PPP) Currency US$ (USD) …   Wikipedia

  • Network neutrality in the United States — Network Neutrality Related issues and topics Automatic telephone exchange Data discrimination End to end principle Internet Protocol Tiered Internet Bandwidth Throttling …   Wikipedia

  • Mobile phone industry in the United States — Motorola RAZR. Nokia E71 …   Wikipedia

  • Law enforcement in the United States — Officers from US Customs and Border Protection boarding a ship Law enforcement in the United States is one of three major components of the criminal justice system of the United States, along with courts and corrections. Although there exists an… …   Wikipedia

  • Telecommunications in the People's Republic of China — Telecommunications in China redirects here. For the industry, see Telecommunications industry in China. This article is about Communications in the People s Republic of China, excluding Hong Kong and Macau (see Communications in Hong Kong and… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.