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Bahamas Communication


All telephone, telegraph and teletype service is provided by the Bahamas Telecommunications Corp. In 1997, 96,000 mainline telephones were in service, with automatic equipment in use on the major islands. The same year, there were about 6,152 cellular phones in use. A submarine cable connects New Providence with Florida, and direct dialling to the US has been available since 1971.

In 2001, there were six radio stations, with only one owned and operated by the government. The only television station, which was established in 1996, is state-owned. In 1997 there were 215,000 radios and 67,000 television sets in use nationwide.


Telephones - main lines in use :
133,000 (2008)

Telephones - mobile cellular :
358,000 (2008)

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 and broadband Internet services
international: country code - 1-242; landing point for the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1) fibre-optic submarine cable that provides links to South and Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and the US; satellite earth stations - 2 (2007)

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

Television broadcast stations :
2 (2006)

Internet country code :

Internet hosts :
8,325 (2009)

Internet users :
106,500 (2008)





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