Communications in Saint Pierre and Miquelon


Communications in Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Telephones - main lines in use:4,000 (1994)

Telephones - mobile cellular:0 (1994)( [http://www.spmtelecom.com/ SPM Telecom] now offers GSM mobile phone service)

Telephone system:
"domestic:"NA
"international:"radiotelephone communication with most countries in the world; 1 earth station in French domestic satellite system

Radio broadcast stations:AM 0 (stopped broadcasting in 2004), FM 4, shortwave 0 (1998)

Out of the four radio stations in St. Pierre et Miquelon, three are on St. Pierre itself and one on Miquelon. Three of these stations belong to RFO - two on St. Pierre and one on Miquelon. In addition to broadcasting local and RFO programmes, these RFO stations broadcast the France-Inter radio service at night. The fourth radio station, Radio Atlantique, mostly relays Radio France Internationale.

Radios:4,000 (1997)

Television broadcast stations:St. Pierre et Miquelon has two television stations owned and operated by Réseau France Outre-mer (RFO):

* Télé St. Pierre et Miquelon (call letters FQN) on Ch. 8, with a repeater on Ch. 31
* Tempo on Ch. 6

RFO features a variety of programs from France, as well as local news and sports. RFO broadcasts using the SECAM-K1 colour system as designed for French overseas territories. The main RFO channel, Télé St. Pierre et Miquelon, is also seen in Canada nationwide on digital cable and satellite, converted to NTSC.

The local cable system, operated by [http://www.spmtelecom.com/ SPM Telecom] , also offers an array of broadcast and specialty channels from Canada and the US in SECAM, converted from NTSC.

Televisions:4,000 (1997)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): [http://www.cheznoo.net SPM Telecom - Cheznoo]

Country code (Top level domain): PM

Country calling code 508

ee also

* Saint Pierre and Miquelon

External links

* [http://saintpierremiquelon.rfo.fr/ Réseau France Outre-mer - St Pierre et Miquelon]


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